Incident Summary:

11/20/2017: Assailants set fire to a Left Alliance campaign vehicle in Chainpur, Province 1, Nepal. There were no reported casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201711200018

When:
2017-11-20

Country:
Nepal

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Province 1

City:
Chainpur

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Buspark area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Violent Political Party
Name of Entity Left Alliance
Specific Description Vehicle of Ashish Shakya
Nationality of Target Nepal
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
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
"Candidate's vehicle torched, IEDs found in several places," Kathmandu Post, November 21, 2017.
"Unidentified gang sets fire to election vehicle," My Republica, November 20, 2017.