Incident Reports

Unidentified groups torch ward office in Rautahat

2019-07-31

Province 2, Rautahat, Chandrapur, Ward 3

Unidentified groups have detonated a bomb in a ward office of Kakani rural municipality in Nuwakot and torched a ward office at Chandapur municipality in Rautahat on Wednesday morning.

Official documents, printers, and computers in the ward offices were destroyed in the arson attacks, according to local authorities. However, nobody has claimed the responsibility for the blasts so far. 

The cadres of banned Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party are said to be involved in the incidents. The outfit has called Bandh (strike) in central Nepal including Kathmandu Valley for today demanding the immediate release of Maila Lama, a key leader of the party who was arrested from Kathmandu two weeks ago.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Arson
Weapons Fire
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Dhanusha

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