Bomb thrown at UML candidate's house

Published On: June 21, 2017 09:55 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, June 21: An unidentified group exploded a bomb in the house of CPN-UML ward chairman candidate for Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality -8 of Khotang.

The bomb exploded at the house of UML candidate Leela Chauhan on Tuesay at Dorpachiuri Danda. Chauhan's daughter-in-law Shakuntala sustained injuries in the explosion.  According to Dan Bahadur, nephew of Chauhan, the bomb exploded when the family was having dinner inside the house.

The family claimed that two bombs were thrown at their house but only one exploded.

Chief District Officer Pralhad Pokharel said that the family has informed the incident to the security forces and the investigation is going on. A team of Nepal Army has been mobilized to defuse the bomb that didn't explode.

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