Itahari: Three hurt as IED planted targeting Bijay Kumar Gachhadar goes off

File: An IED

Sunsari, November 30

Three persons including a child sustained injuries when an improvised explosive device set up targeting Deputy Prime Minister and Nepali Congress leader Bijay Kumar Gachhadar went off in Itahari of Sunsari district on Thursday afternoon.

Inspector Chiranjivi Dahal at the Area Police Post says locals Nara Bahadur Shrestha, Samrina Adhikari and child Yowan Neupane were injured in the incident at local Bhaladmi Tole in Itahari-9.

Women affiliated to the Nepali Congress had organised an event near the incident site and DPM Gachhadar was expected to address the function.

Earlier, an explosive was recovered from near Khanar Chok in Itahari-12, whenre Gachhadar had participated at a function.


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