Incident Reports

Gang fight between two groups of youths in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 20

Two groups of youths got into a gang fight in Kathmandu, Basantapur on October 15. The fight broke after one group of  12-13 youths used offensive words and assaulted another group in front of Nawa Aadarsha School. The two gangs used brick, belts, helmets to assault each other. The gang members fled before the police reached the scene. Police are searching for the absconding accused.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 13
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media