JHAPA, May 21: An unidentified group on Sunday night detonated a bomb in the house of ward Chairman of Damak Municipality-7 Bhim Paudel. Two people were injured in the explosion while the house has sustained minor damages.
The injured are Semu Rai and Trolochan Pokharel. They are undergoing treatment at Damak-based Rifle line Hospital. Paudel’s house is around 500 meters away from Area Police Office Damak.
Earlier, Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN in a press release had warned of stringent action against ward Chair Paudel and Mayor Romnath Oli for removing landless squatters from disputed Damak bazaar area.