Incident Summary:

12/31/2019: An explosive device detonated targeting an Ncell telecommunications tower in Shaktikhor, Province 3, Nepal. There were no reported casualties in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201912310005

When:
2019-12-31

Country:
Nepal

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Province 3

City:
Shaktikhor

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Telecommunication
Name of Entity Ncell
Specific Description Telecommunications Tower
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
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite 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
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
"Unidentified groups torch Ncell towers," EKantipur.com, January 2, 2020.