+

Explosive planted at Rautahat municipal office defused by army

File: An improvised explosive device

Rautahat, December 25

An unidentified gang plant an improvised explosive device at the Ishnath municipality office in Rautahat district on Wednesday morning. A team of Nepal Army prevented it from going off as they defused it on time.

The gang had kept the explosive in a bag and locals had noticed it at around 9:15 am today. It was connected to a mobile phone. After being informed by the locals, the District Police Office had immediately sent a team to the site.

As the device was connected to the phone, the DPO asked telecom authorities to shut down the mobile network in the district before calling a disposal team from Indra Box Batallion of Nepal Army, according to DSP Nabin Karki, the spokesperson at the DPO.

It took around two hours to defuse the explosive.

React to this post

Conversation

New Old Popular

Subscribe to our newsletter

Subscribe to Onlinekhabar English to get notified of exclusive news stories.