Explosion at rural municipality office in Siraha; no casualties

LAHAN: An unidentified group has carried out an explosion at the office of Laxmipur Patari Rural Municipality in Siraha district last night.

The explosion that occurred at around 11:00 pm shattered the windows and door of the office, spokesperson for the District Police Office, Siraha, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Apil Raj Bohara said.

Bohara added that there were no human casualties while a search has been initiated for those responsible for the explosion.

An agitation has been going on for the last few days at the rural municipality office calling for transparency in the rural municipality funds.

An investigation is underway, said police.