TANAHUN —Eight Armed Police Force (APF) personnel were injured after a grenade went off at the explosive storage room of the APF Manakamana Battalion in Bhanu Municipality-2 of Tanahun district on Sunday.
The injured have been identified Sobhakar Rijal, Prem Singh, Prem Gharti Magar, Dipesh Kumar Chaudhary, Yam Bahadur Thapa, Deepak Khadka, Dhirendra Chand and Hum Bahadur Rana, according to Inspector Gajendra Kumar Chaudhary of the Area Police Office, Bhanu.
Among the injured, Dipesh, Yam and Sobhakar are said to be in critical condition.
Critically injured have been taken to Kathmandu on a Nepal Army helicopter for further treatment.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.