Incident Summary:

06/10/2010: On Thursday evening, at Shyamchaur near the Janakpur Airport in Dhanukha, Janakpur, Nepal, assailants fired upon and killed one employee of the Dhanusha District Development Committee (DDC), Shiva Narayan Bhandar. No damages were reported. Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM) claimed responsibility.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in near the Janakpur Airport in Dhanukha.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity District Development Committee
Specific Description The assailants targeted one employee of the Dhanusha District Development Committee (DDC).
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
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Unknown firearms were used in the 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
Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
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
National Counterterrorism Center, "One Government Employee Killed in Armed Attack by JTMM in Janakpur, Dhanukha, Nepal," Worldwide Incidents Tracking System, October 26, 2010.
EKantipur, "DDC Official Shot Dead in Janakpur," LexisNexis Academic, EKantipur, June 10, 2010.