Incident Summary:

01/16/2012: Five explosive devices were found and defused on Nepalgunj-Gulariya road, Banke district, Mid-Western Region, Nepal. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, a pamphlet and flag belonging to the Janatantrik Tarai Madhes Mukti Party were found at the scene.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred along Nepalgunj-Gulariya road

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilian
Nationality of Target Nepal
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Time Fuse
Explosives Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A timed explosive device, three socket bombs, and a Sutali bomb 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
Additional Information The bomb disposal squad defused three socket bombs, a time bomb, and a Sutali bomb.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Janatantrik Terai Madhes Mukti Party- Bhagat Singh (JTMMP) 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 / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
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
"NA defuses explosives in Banke," Himalayan Times, January 16, 2012.
"Bomb scare in Banke," Himalayan Times, January 16, 2012.