Incident Reports

Bomb detonates amidst elections in Dang


Lumbini, Dang, Ghorahi, Ward 16

An unidentified group detonated a bomb in Bahun Danda of  Ghorahi Municipality-16 amidst the election in that area. The provincial election for the member of the provincial parliament from Dang-3(Kha) and the local level election for the ward head of Ghorahi Municipality-16 is being held there on November 30. 

No damage has been recorded due to the explosion of the bomb, said Chief District Officer(CDO) Govinda Prasad Rijal. Police have not been able to identify the perpetrators and to discern their motivations for the attack.   

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Remote violence
Weapons Improvised explosive device (IED)
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
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 unknown
Election-related cause primary
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