An unidentified group has detonated a bomb targeting a car parked on the premises of the residence of a local representative in Pokhara on Monday morning.
The blast took place at around 2 am on the premises of the Himalitol-based residence of Shiva Prasad Acharya, the ward chair of Pokhara Metropolitan City-33.
The vehicle Hilux SUV (Ga 2 Cha 426) was destroyed due to the blast, chief of the Gandaki State Police Office, Binod Sharma Ghimire, who reached the incident site, said.
The explosion has also affected a nearby house. Police have launched a probe into the incident.
|Violent / Non-violent||Violent|
|Onesided / Twosided||Onesided|
|Collective / Interpersonal||Collective|
|Primary Form||Remote violence|
|Weapons||Improvised explosive device (IED)|
|Primary Cause||Other political issues|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||N|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Unclear|
|Actor 1 - Youth||unknown|
|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||noyouth|
|Totally damaged Vehicles||1|
|Severely damaged Vehicles||1|
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