BIRATNAGAR — An unidentified group of people shot at Balsanta Swami Srinibas Acharya at 1:45 am today, the police said.
Acharya, who sustained bullet injuries at the right upper body part, is receiving treatment at Biratnagar-based Neuro Hospital. He is reported to be out of danger.
Acharya was going out for defecation when the incident occurred, said Superintendent of Police Arun Kumar BC.
Acharya, who was in Biratnagar to attend Shrimad Bhagwat Purana religious function as a reciter to be started from today at Ramjanaki Temple in Biratnagar 14. A search has been launched for the shooters, said BC.Follow @gorkhapost
Narayangadh-Muglin road obstructed
CHITWAN — The Narayangadh-Muglin road section has been obstructed following a landslide in Ichchhakamana Rural Municipality-6 of Chitwan district, on early Thursday morning.
The road section has been obstructed following a landslide at Tope Khola on the Narayangadh-Mugling section of the highway, the District Police Office Chitwan said.
According to police it will take five to eight hours to remove the landslide debris. Landslides are frequent on this section of the highway whenever it rains as the hill slopes on the road side have been scraped in course of the road widening works.Follow @gorkhapost