ROLPA, Nov 12: Unidentified group has fired bullet targeting CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Barsha Man Pun during his poll campaign program on Sunday. Pun, who was heading to Iriwang from Rangse, was targeted with one round of bullet near Dui Kholi river.
In response, security forces deployed in his security fired eight rounds of bullet. Iriwang is the village of secretary general of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Netra Bikram Chand. The group also pelted to the poll campaigning team.
Pun is scheduled to address a poll campaign at Thawang on Monday. Despite the incident, Pun participated in the program in Iriwang. On Saturday, Pun’s vehicle was ambushed at Bhittabang Mardi rural municipality. Meanwhile, NCP has announced strike in Rolpa.