Bomb hurled at UML leader Sherdhan Rai’s vehicle

BHOJPUR — An unidentified group has hurled bomb at UML leader Sher Dhan Rai’s vehicle in Bhojpur district on Tuesday.

The bomb was hurled at his vehicle when Rai was on his way to take part in an election campaign at a monastery in Tyamke Mainung Rural Municipality in the district, according to police.

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The former Communication Minister has escaped unharmed in the incident but his bodyguard Dilli Sapkota was injured in the incident. His vehicle was also damaged in the incident.

Police said that Rai’s bodyguard Sapkota fired 14 rounds in the air in response to the attack.