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NA defuses powerful pressure cooker bomb in Saptari

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RAJBIRAJ — A bomb disposal squad of the Nepal Army (NA) has defused a pressure cooker bomb planted near the office of Armed Police Force (APF) in Saptari along the Rajbiraj-Kunauli road section on Tuesday morning.

The pressure cooker bomb was recovered from a field near the APF office. Police said that the bomb was was prepared using RDX by the cadres of Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal.

Earlier, police had arrested two cadres of NCP with a remote control from Nahar Chok. Based on the duo’s information, police searched the bomb and a bomb disposal team of the Nepal Army searched the IED and defused it.

Police have also seized a remote control to be used in detonating the explosives put inside a five-liter pressure cooker. The two are being interrogated for their alleged crime.

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Woman died in scooter collision

Pratigya Waiju

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KATHMANDU—A woman in Gaindakot of Nawalparasi died after the scooter she was riding on collided with another scooter on Monday night.

According to the police, the incident occurred when the scooter (Na 41 Pa 2675) and scooter (Na 18 Pa 1246) collided head- on in Bhrikuti Chok yesterday.

Police identified the deceased as Anisha Rana Magar 26 of Gunjanagar, Chitwan.

Immediately, she was taken to New Medical College, but died in course of treatment.

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