Bomb hurled at vehicle carrying left alliance candidates in Sankhuwasabha


Nov 14, 2017-

A vehicle carrying candidates of left alliance has been ambushed at Sabhapokhari Rural Municipality in Sankhuwasabha district on Tuesday morning.

A bomb was hurled at the vehicle carrying CPN-UML candidate to the House of Representatives Rajendra Prasad Gautam, CPN (Maoist Centre) candidate to State Assembly (1) Purna Prasad Rai and proportional representation candidate of CPN (Maoist Centre) Chetnath Sharma of the district.

According to Gautam, the bomb was hurled while the vehicle with election candidates was heading towards Barhabise Bazaar from Dhupu for election publicity.

No human casualty was reported in the incident.

A meeting of security committee is now taking place at Khandbari and no one has so far taken the responsibility of the incident.

The elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies are taking place in the district, having only one electoral constituency, on November 26.  RSS

Published: 14-11-2017 16:03

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