Incident Reports

Explosives found in jeep at Khandbari, suspected smuggler runs away


Province 1, Sankhuwasabha, Khandbari, Ward 8

Police said they have seized a cache of explosives at Khandbari, the district headquarters of Sankhuwasabha. According to police, 290 detonator caps, 100 pieces of gelatin, 71 meters of fuse wire, and 10 grams of sulfur were found in a jeep that had come from Tumlingtar. When the vehicle was stopped for regular security check at Dholbaje on Sunday, the Biratnagar-based Eastern Regional Police Officer said, a man jumped off the jeep and escaped. Later, police found the explosives in his bag that was left behind. The bag contained some documents and a diary also, according to police. Based on the information milked from the documents, police have launched an investigation and are trying to get hold of the suspect.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Symbolic violence
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 n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Unclear
Actor 2 - Youth na
Youth Raped o
Total Abducted o
Female Abducted o
Youth Abducted o
Total damaged Buildings o
Severely damaged Buildings o
Totally damaged Vehicles o
Severely damaged Vehicles o
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