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Left alliance condemns attack on Thapa

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KATHMANDU — The left alliance has condemned the attack on Nepali Congress leader and election candidate from constituency-4 of Kathmandu, Gagan Thapa on Monday.

Issuing a joint press release, alliance’s coordinator of the election publicity committee in constituency no-4, Dharmadatt Devkota and joint-coordinator Sundar Purkuti said it was sheer cowardice to attack an election candidate during the door-to-door campaign.

The alliance has also wished speedy recovery of all those injured in the blast.

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World Cup: Belgium defeats Tunisia 5-2

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MOSCOW — Belgium have defeated Tunisia 5-2 to move one step closer to the next round of the World Cup on Saturday.

Two goals each from Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku eased Belgium to a 5-2 win over Tunisia at Moscow’s Spartak Stadium.

Michy Batshuayi, on loan at Dortmund from Chelsea, added the fifth in the game’s dying minutes, only for Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri to claim a consolation goal in added time.

Eden Hazard opened the scoring for Belgium with a goal from the penalty spot before Lukaku extended the Belgium lead, Tunisia pulled a goal back to make it 2-1 before Lukaku restored the two goal cushion with a deftly chipped finish over the goalkeeper.

Second half goals from Hazard and Batshuayi finished the game as a contest before a consolation from Khazri with the last kick of the game.

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