Two injured in IED explosion

An improvised explosive device went off while it was being made in a room of a cadre of Biplav-led Maoist party here Wednesday.

The IED exploded when it was being made in the room of Dilli Chhetri from Bhrikutinagar, Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolis-10. Chhetri is Banke district chair of All Nepal Revolutionary aligned to Biplav-led party, according Superintendent of Police, Shyam Krishna Adhikari.

A police team reached the site after it learnt that an IED was being made. Those involved in making explosive rushed out of the room after knowing security’s approach, resulting into sudden explosion of the IED made out of a pressure cooker.

Chhetri and Dharma Baduwal were injured in the incident, while Baduwal’s condition is reported to be critical, police added.

Source: National News Agency Nepal

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