Incident Reports

Unidentified group detonates bomb targeting vehicle of local representative in Pokhara


Gandaki, Kaski, Pokhara Lekhnath, Ward 17

 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.

Details and Impacts
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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