Incident Summary:

11/24/2017: An explosive device detonated at a Unified Communist Party of Nepal: Maoist (UCPN-M) campaign office in Mirchaiya, Province 2, Nepal. There were no reported casualties in the blast. The Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha- Goit (JTMM-G) claimed responsibility for the incident in pamphlets left at the scene.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Province 2


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Violent Political Party
Name of Entity Unified Communist Party of Nepal: Maoist (UCPN-M)
Specific Description Election Office of Ajay Shankar Nayak
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
Explosives Unknown Explosive 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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha- Goit (JTMM-G) 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
"Pressure cooker bomb goes off at Maoist Centre's election contact office in Siraha,", November 24, 2017.
"IED goes off at left alliance's publicity office," Himalayan Times, November 24, 2017.