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IEDs detonated targeting ballot boxes in Bhojpur, Jajarkot

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Nov 27, 2017-

An improvised explosive device (IED) exploded at Sadananda Municipality while the ballot boxes of the elections of House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly held on November 26 were being ferried to Bhojpur headquarters on Monday.

The IED exploded at Nyaule forest, Salpasilicho in the northern part of the district.

Bhojpur DSP Dipendra Panjiyar Tharu informed that the ballot boxes are being brought to the district headquarters safely. DSP Tharu further informed that security agencies are conducting investigation into the matter.

Meanwhile, Chief District Officer Phanindra Dahal informed that ballot boxes from over 100 polling centres have been brought to the district headquarters and ballot boxes from Salpasilicho and Aamchok Rural Municipality will arrive by this evening.

Likewise, a pressure cooker bomb was detonated while the ballot boxes were being ferried. The IED exploded at Ralekhola in Kushe Rural Municipality this morning.

No human casualties have been reported in both incidents.

Published: 27-11-2017 15:35

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