Incident Reports

Two injured in a clash during Holi celebration in Kathmandu


Province 3, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

A clash broke out between two groups during the Holi celebration in Basantapur on March 28. Two people were injured after a group of seven or eight people attacked them with sharp weapons. Both of the injured are undergoing treatment at Bir Hospital. The search for those involved in the clash is underway.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 8
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 8
Actor 2 - Affiliation Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 2
Youth Injured n/a
National/Online Media