CHITWAN — Narayangadh-Muglin road section in Chitwan has remained disrupted since 4:00 am this morning due to landslides occurred at Kalikhola.
According to the latest updates provided by the District Police Chitwan, Kalikhola has been witnessing continuous landslides since early morning.
Vehicles en route to Kathmandu and Pokhara from Chitwan and vice-versa have been left stranded on the highway. Works are on to remove the debris with the help of a dozer.
It may be noted that Narayangadh-Muglin road section remained almost affected all day Tuesday too, following landslips occurred at different locations. It was resumed late afternoon same day.
2 injured as bomb goes off at Ward Chair’s house
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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