Incident Reports

Road contractor shot at, survives luckily


Madhes, Siraha, Kalyanpur

 A contractor working in the road construction business was shot at by an unidentified group at Dumari VDC-3, Siraha last night. Sanjaya Poudel of Kathmandu sustained bullet injuries to his stomach but was lucky to survive as the bullet only brushed through his body, according to Police Inspector Hari Khatiwada at Area Police Office, Mirchaiya. Poudel was rushed to the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan. The incident took place at around 11:00 pm last night. Poudel who was working to complete his contract on gravelling and road adjoining the Kamala River was temporarily residing in Dumari. The assailants have not yet been identified and an investigation is underway into the incident, police said.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
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