Incident Reports

IED defused in Maitighar


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

An improvised explosive device (IED) was defused outside the premises of St Xavier’s College at Maitighar in the capital city, Wednesday morning.

According to police, the explosive device was discovered at around 5:50 am and a bomb disposal team from the Nepal Army was sent to the site to defuse it.

The team defused the bomb at around 7:44 am. Further investigation is ongoing.

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 na
National/Online Media