Incident Reports

Unidentified group detonates bomb at Arun hydropower project


Province 1, Sankhuwasabha, Chichila, Ward 3

An unidentified group has detonated an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) at the construction site of Arun Hydropower project in Chichila Rural Municipality-3 of Sankhuwasabha. Police suspect Netra Bikram Chand-led group was behind the incident.

A generator belonging to the hydropower project has been damaged due to the IED detonation which was discovered to be a pressure cooker bomb. The project site's wall also sustained damage in the incident.

Police are further investigating 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 CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Private company
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Sunsari