Incident Reports

Bomb explosion leaves woman dead in Pyuthan


Lumbini, Pyuthan, Jhimruk

An elderly woman was killed when an abandoned explosive device went off at Ahalkhola in Okharkot VDC-5 on March 19. Nima Devi Pokharel, 62, died when the explosive device went off while she was cutting grass near her home. According to police, a joint team of police and army led by DSP Tul Bahadur Karki is investigating the incident. DSP Karki said that no information was known regarding who kept the bomb there and when was it placed. Details are yet to be investigated.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Improvised explosive device (IED)
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1
Female Killed 1