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Panic in Karachi after twin grenade attacks

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KARACHI — Residents in Karachi, Pakistan, were in a condition of frenzy on Friday taking after two grenades attack.

At least one policeman was wounded while a few vehicles were damaged when unidentified men flung two hand grenades within the span of just two hours at Mobina Town Police Station in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town, Karimabad area of Liaquatabad Town in Karachi, media reported.

Around five unidentified suspects, riding motorbikes, hurled a hand grenade at the main gate of the Mobina Town Police Station in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town and within two hours of the attack another two hand grenades were hurled at a bridge in Karimabad area of Liaquatabad Town and a private school in North Nazimabad area, Express News reported.

Police and Rangers cordoned off the areas to conduct investigations after the incident. A lookout has been issued for the suspects involved in the two attacks.

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Tenure of NA members determined though lucky draw

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KATHMANDU — Tenure of members of the National Assembly has been determined through a lucky draw method on Monday.

As per the lucky draw conducted at the Federal Parliament in New Baneshwor today, the term of opposition party Nepali Congress lawmaker Surendra Pandey has fixed for two years, while the term of Nepal Communist Party lawmaker Dinanath Sharma has been fixed for four years.

Similarly, Nainkala Ojha, Shashikala Dahal, Udaya Sharma Poudel, Shanti Kumari Adhikari, Komal Oli and Taradevi Bhatta would serve as NA members for four years.

Likewise, the tenure of members — Bina Pokharel, Pramila Kumari, Dil Kumari Rawal, Deepa Gurung, Anita Devkota, Nanda Chhapai and Indu Kadariya — was determined for six years.

The term of Sarita Prasain, Mukta Kumari Yadav, Dhan Kumari Khatiwada, Binda Devi Ale, Mina Budha, Yutal Tamang and Kamala Kumari Oli has been determined for two years.

Of the 59 NA members, 56 were elected from seven provinces—eight from each province, with three others being nominated by the President on the recommendation by the government.

All the clusters have been divided into three categories of two years, four years and six years and the lawmakers should pick one of the three categories.

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