Incident Reports

Man critically injured in khukuri attack


Bagmati, Dhading, Nilakantha, Ward 13

 A man sustained critical injuries in a khukuri attack at Dhadingbesi in Nilkantha Municipality-13, Dhading, on Saturday. Prakash Timalsena sustained injuries on his back, arm and thigh when a motorcycle-borne man assaulted him with a khukuri, police said. The victim claimed that Chandra Gurung of Nilkantha-14 attacked him. Preliminary police investigation showed that Timalsena was attacked because of a dispute over the formation of a consumers’ committee to construct road in the area. (PR)

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Access/control of development infrastructure (roads, bridges)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 1
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