KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Nepali Congress has condemned the bomb attack carried out targeting NC candidate Gagan Thapa in Budhanilkantha municipality on Monday afternoon.
Issuing a press release immediately after the attack NC said, “Nepali Congress strongly condemns such types of lethal attacks carried out targeting parliamentary and provincial candidates and cadres. This kind of attack has violated the inherent right of an individual to take part and hold elections in a free and peaceful manner and undermined the democratic norms and values.”
NC has said that such kinds of anti-election activities including bomb attacks are being carried out aiming at parliamentary and provincial candidates and supporters to foil the democratic system which are highly condemnable.
An unidentified group detonated a bomb in Budhanilkantha municipality this afternoon, leaving 11 people including NC candidate Gagan Thapa injured.