Incident Summary:

1/11/2010: A Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM) activist shot at the Assistant Chief District Officer of Parsa district, Bal Bahadur Malla, in Birganj, Parsa, Nepal. Malla was wounded and his bodyguard, a policeman, was killed. The district leader of JTMM claimed responsibility for the attack afterwards in a call to radio stations. While the exact motive for the attack is unknown, the group had lately accused the government of Nepal of not being serious in talks between the government and the group.




South Asia

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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 Bal Bahadur Malla, Assistant Chief District Officer of Parsa
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 Killed in the attack: Anantaraj Khadka, a policeman. The attack took place at around 10:15 AM, local time.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (post-incident))
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Armed attack on Parsa assist CDO," The Himalayan Times, January 11, 2010