Incident Reports

Thieves open fires injuring one in Myagdi


Gandaki, Myagdi, Malika

A person was injured after a gang of looters opened fires at Darbang in Myagdi district last night. Beg Prasad Roka, 40, of Darbang VDC-8 has suffered bullet injuries in his right shoulder and back after the burglars opened four rounds of bullets. Roka is receiving treatment at the District Hospital, Beni. It is said that the thieves, who had come to the house of Janga Bahadur Purja and Chitra Kumari Purja to rob the Purja family, opened fires when the villagers attempted to chase the burglars away, according to Dinesh Purja, a local resident. Likewise, police said that the thugs have looted one tola gold, Rs 7,000, and some other property from the house of Janga Bahadur and Chitra Kumari. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Robbery
Secondary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Small arms
Primary Cause Robbery/burglary/violent theft
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Criminal
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
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