Incident Reports

Suspicious object found in Nepalgunj


Lumbini, Banke, Nepalgunj

People in Pushpalal Chok of Nepalgunj were terrorised after suspicious objects were spotted here on Thursday.

Locals in the area had informed the police about the suspicious package wrapped in a plastic fearing that it might be an explosive.

A police team has reached the site and trained police dogs are being used to determine the contents of the package, informed police.

Likewise, the police have informed that they have recovered pamphlets published by Commander group, an underground outfit, near the package. The pamphlet has asked the people to remain at least 300 metres away from the package.

Banke Police Chief SP Arun Poudel informed that they have requested assistance from a bomb disposal team from the Nepal Army.

Meanwhile, the police have cordoned off the area where the package has been placed and pedestrians and vehicles have been barred from plying in the area.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Symbolic violence
Weapons Improvised explosive device (IED)
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people n
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Group of civilians (only Target)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media