Incident Reports

Maoist Center leader Pandey shot at in Kapilvastu


KATHMANDU: An unidentified gang of people has opened fire at CPN (Maoist Center) leader Deepak Pandey in Kapilvastu. Leader Pandey was shot at Sadwa along the Taulihawa-Jitpur road section in the district on Wednesday night, according to SP Nawaraj Adhikari.

Pandey has sustained bullet injuries to his stomach. Indian citizen Iraj Akhtar Musalman who was a pillion riding a motorcycle with Pandey has sustained wrist injuries. Three motorcycle-borne people opened fire at Pandey while he was heading to Taulihawa, a preliminary investigation of the police has shown, said Adhikari.

Injured Pandey is receiving treatment at Bhairahawa Medical College. Police said they have launched a manhunt to nab the culprits and are investigating the case.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Small arms
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 2
Youth Injured n/a
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