Incident Summary:

03/13/2008: A National Daily's regional office was bombed in Biratnagar, Nepal by a pro-monarchy group, however, no group or individual claimed responsibility for the attacks. The bomb caused no harm to anyone or to property. Pamphlets were found at the site that suggested a relatively unknown pro-King group, "Nepal Defense Army," was responsible.

GTD ID:
200803130002

When:
2008-03-13

Country:
Nepal

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Eastern

City:
Biratnagar

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Journalists & Media
Name of Entity Journalists
Specific Description National Daily's regional office.
Nationality of Target Nepal
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive 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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Nepal Defense Army Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Note left at scene)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"National daily's office bombed," The Press Trust of India, March 13, 2008.