Incident Reports

Ex-Home Minister Kandel escapes assassination bid


Lumbini, Nawalparasi West, Sarawal, Ward 5

Former Home Minister Devendra Raj Kandel survived an assassination attempt on his life on Friday. Two Indian sharpshooters tried to shoot Kandel with homemade pistols at his home town in Dubauliya VDC, Nawalparasi at around 1:30 pm, Nawalparasi SP Nal Prasad Upadhayay said. However, Kandel's security put the assailants down before they could open fire. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Small arms
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media