Incident Summary:

10/8/2007: An unknown number of Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha - Goit (JTMM-G) cadres shot dead Khutawa Parsauni Village Development Committee secretary Ram Babu Sharma Neupane near Bakuliya, Bara, Nepal. Neupane, who was an active member of the Nepali Congress, was shot in the head and chest. JTMM-G district coordinator Birat claimed responsibility for the attack, but the motive behind the attack is unknown.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:


Near Bakuliya

Location Details:
The incident occurred on the bank of the Seershiya River.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Nepali Government
Specific Description Ram Babu Sharma Neupane, Khutawa Parsauni Village Development Committee secretary
Nationality of Target Nepal
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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 attack took place at around 8:45 pm, local time. Sharma died while being rushed to a nearby hospital.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha- Goit (JTMM-G) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (post-incident))
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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 murders Bara VDC secy,", October 9, 2007