Biratnagar, March 29
Two persons sustained injuries in an explosion in Itahari of Sunsari in eastern Nepal, on Monday night.
At the incident site, investigators later found flyers of Himal Suraksha Parishad Nepal, a recently formed armed group that has been demanding the reinstatement of Nepal as a Hindu nation.
The injured persons are Rabin Thapa (22) and Sher Jung Gurung (23), residents of Nawajagriti Tole, Itahari-2. They are suspected to be cadres of the armed group.
Thapa is undergoing treatment at the Biratnagar Eye Hospital and Gurung at the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan.
In January, this group had planted explosives in Damak of the Jhapa district.