Incident Reports

Unidentified group torches Ncell tower in Pyuthan


Lumbini, Pyuthan, Mandavi, Ward 5

An unidentified group has set fire to a Ncell tower in Mandavi Rural Municipality-5 on Friday, stated the police.

Telecommunication service over ncell network was afffected around the area after wires and communication equipments of the tower were damaged in the arson. A suspicious item was found near the site of the incident which was disposed by a unit of Nepal Army, informed inspector Lokendra GC of District Police Office.

No group has yet owned up the responsibility of arson on the tower. Police are further investigating the incident.

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 Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Private company
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total damaged Buildings 1