Incident Summary:

11/20/2017: Security forces discovered and defused an explosive device in Hariharpur, Province 2, Nepal. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201711200010

When:
2017-11-20

Country:
Nepal

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Province 2

City:
Hariharpur

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Rautahat district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target Nepal
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An explosive device wrapped in plastic was 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
Unknown No
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
Sources
"NA squad defuses bomb in Rautahat," Himalayan Times, November 20, 2017.
"Bomb defused in Rautahat," EKantipur.com, November 20, 2017.