Incident Summary:

10/14/2008: On Tuesday, a woman and two children were killed and five others were wounded when a bomb exploded in a market in Chandranigahapur, Rautahat, Narayani, Nepal. After the attack two separate Madhesi militant groups, Madhesi Janadhikar Forum and Madhesi Liberation Front, claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
200810140003

When:
2008-10-14

Country:
Nepal

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Central

City:
Chandranigahapur

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description A market
Nationality of Target Nepal
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Unknown explosives were used in the bombing attack.
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
Madhesi Liberation Front Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Madhesi People's Rights Forum (MPRF) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 5
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
Gopal Sharma, "Bomb Blasts Kills Three in Southeast Nepal," Reuters, October 14, 2008.
Charles Haviland, "Three are Killed by Bomb in Nepal," BBC News, October 14, 2008.