Incident Reports

Unidentified group torched school in Sunsari


Province 1, Sunsari, Dharan, Ward 19

An unidentified group on Monday set fire to Jwalamukhi Secondary School at Patnali in Dharan-17. The cause of the fire could not be ascertained.

The fire has caused physical damage of around Rs 2 million. The school in Patnali, about 6 km northwest of Bhanuchok in Dharan, is on the Dharan-Barahkshetra road section.

According to Basnet, two laptops, three cupboards, cash of Rs. Ninty Thousand, printer, and chair have been burnt in the arson.

Police are further investigating the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Arson
Weapons Fire
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total damaged Buildings 1
Severely damaged Buildings 1
National/Online Media