Incident Summary:

9/15/2007: Cadres of Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha - Goit (JTMM-G) torched a Jeep belonging to Matrika Prasad Yadav, Maoist leader and former minister in Trikol, Saptari, Nepal. The car had been stolen five days prior by Yadav's driver, a former JTMM cadre, who then turned the car over to JTMM-G activists. The area commaner confirmed that they burnt the vehicle, but the motive behind the attack is unknown.




South Asia

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Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Private property
Specific Description Jeep belonging to Matrika Prasad Yadav
Nationality of Target Nepal
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information The vehicle was stolen by Yadav's driver, Binod Kumar Yadav Bibek, who had defected from JTMM a year prior. Bibek also stole an AK-47 and cash.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha- Goit (JTMM-G) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 7
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"JTMM-G torch Maoist vehicle," The Kathmandu Post, September 15, 2007