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Khukuri attack on youth in Rukum West over the dispute of politics and drinking water resources

2021-09-29

Karna Bahadur Bohara Devkota, a 23-year-old youth of Syalkhadi ward no-3 was attacked with the Khukuri over the old dispute and revenge regarding the issue of political belief, and the drinking water resources. The victim is a cadre of Nepali Congress whereas the attackers are the cadres of CPN-Maoist. According to the police, the victim sustained serious injuries in his mouth, chin 

Karna Bahadur Bohara Devkota, a 23-year-old youth from Syalkhadi Ward No. 3, was attacked with the Khukuri over an old dispute and retaliation over political beliefs and drinking water resources. The victim is a Nepali Congress cadre, while the attackers are CPN-Maoist cadres. According to the police, the victim suffered serious injuries to his mouth, chin, and head. Since the area is geographically difficult, the victim would be recused through a helicopter after the minor check-up from the health post. The police further added that the people involved in the attack are Mahendra BK,18, Gopal BK,24, Bishnu Kami,21, and Krishna BK,22, and they have fled the scene. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
Youth Injured 1
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