KATHMANDU — Nepali Congress has condemned the bomb attack targeting its federal parliamentary candidate from Kathmandu, constituency-4, Gagan Kumar Thapa on Monday.
Thapa was injurd in the blast that occured while he was in an election campaign at Chapali in Budhanilkantha Municipality-2
Issuing a press release immediately after the attack, the NC said, “NC strongly condemns the terror attacks on its leaders, candidates and cadres with an intention to kill.”
It further said: “This kind of attack has violated citizen’s fundamental right to take part and hold elections in a free and peaceful manner and undermined the democratic norms and values.”
An unidentified group has detonated a bomb in Budhanilkantha municipality this afternoon, leaving 11 people including NC candidate Gagan Thapa injured.
Meanwhile, injured Thapa was discharged from the hospital after receiving treatment at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH).Follow @gorkhapost
7 injured in Dhading truck-microbus collision
DHADING — Seven passengers were injured after a microbus and a truck collided head-on at Baireni in Galchhi rural municipality-6, Dhading on Thursday morning.
The cement loaded truck(Na 5 Kha 7386) en route to Kathmandu from Gajuri collided with the microbus(Ga 1 Kha 2966) coming from Pokhara from Kathmandu.
Driver of microbus along with other six have sustained injuries. Other injured are Ramendra Bishwokarma and Purna Kumari Gurung of Syangja, Aasha Gurung, Aarapi Gurung and Bibek Poudel of Kathmandu, Anju Chaudhary of Kaski and Suman Gurung of Lamjung, according to Area Police Office, Gajuri.Follow @gorkhapost