Bomb explodes in Okhaldhunga

- Post Report, Okhaldhunga

Nov 18, 2017-

With the first phase of parliamentary and provincial elections less than 10 days away, a bomb exploded near Pathibhara Jungle at Chyanam in Sunkoshi Rural Municipality-7 of Okhaldhunga district on Saturday morning.

The bomb was exploded targeting a vehicle carrying the cadres of left alliance. The cadres were heading towards district headquarters to take part in a programme.

However, no human casualty was reported, police Inspector Tika Karki of the District Police Office, Okhuldunga informed.

Similarly, a suspicious object was found on the road at Kuntadevi in Molung Rural Municiaplity-1 this morning.

Police suspect that the cadres of Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist might have kept the suspicious object on the road.

On Friday, an unidentified man hurled explosive devices at the vehicles of former House speaker Onasari Gharti in Rolpa. Maoist candidates Krishna Bahadur Mahara and Barsha Man Pun, who came under attacks during their campaigns recently, confronted fresh incidents on Friday.

A landmine explosion injured four members of the campaign team led by Nepali Congress candidate Ram Sharan Mahat at Daandagaun Sigarechaur in Kakani Rural Municipality-5 on Friday.


Published: 18-11-2017 10:39

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