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CoAS Chhetri inaugurates Kaligandaki corridor

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KASKI — Chief of Army Staff Rajendra Chhetri has inaugurated the 14 kilometer Kaligandaki Road Corridor that connects Malunga of Parbat and Takuri of Baglung on Wednesday.

CoAS Chhetri expressed joy happiness that the construction was completed on time. He said the NA would take up similar kinds of development projects in the days ahead as well while speaking at a function organised at Balewa of  Baglung,

According to engineer Reshmi Raj Bhattarai, they have targeted completion of the road construction along the corridor by next year.

With the construction of a 225 kilometer road from Gaindakot to Baglung and 190 kilometer road from Baglung to Korala along the corridor, they will be the shortest routes to connect India and China.

Religious sites, including Ridhi, Rudrabeni, Setibeni, Ranighat, Ramdi, Muktinath, Galeshwor, and Gupteshwor, among others, lie along the corridor.

The corridor will be a milestone in promoting places with religious, historical and tourism values in Dhaulagiri, Palpa and Gulmi districts.

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2 injured as bomb goes off at Ward Chair’s house

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DAMAK — An unidentified group detonated a bomb at the house of Bhim Poudel, a Ward Chairperson of the Damak Municipality Ward Number 7, last night, injuring two people including a woman.

The injured were hit by shrapnel due to the explosion. The explosion has also caused minor damages to the house which is located some 500 metres to the east of the Area Police Office, Damak.

It was a powerful explosion and it is not known who carried it out, police said.

Those injured in the incident are Semu Rai and Tilochan Pokhrel who had come to visit their relatives at the house next to Poudel’s house.

Both them who have been wounded in the hands and legs are being treated at the Lifeline Hospital in Damak. Rai is a staff at the same hospital.

Police has started an investigation into the case. Meanwhile, the Nepal Communist Party led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) has today issued a press release saying those playing main role in evicting the landless squatters in the disputed market area in Damak. It had specifically named Wrad Chair Poudel and Mayor Romnath Oli.

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