Grenade explosion rocks Bharatpur

RATNANAGAR: A grenade exploded in Bharatpur Metropolitan City of Chitwan district on Sunday morning.

According to police, two person on motorcycle threw the grenade at a location between Royal Century Hotel and Bhatbhateni supermarket in Bharatpur at 3:45 am today.

Police after the investigation determined that the grenade was detonated by Biplav–led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) cadres.

However, no human casualties have been reported in the explosion that shattered the rear windows of the supermarket building, according to Superintendent of Police (SP) Deepak Thapa, at District Police Office, Chitwan.

Police have identified one of them and search is on for them, informed SO Thapa

With the rumour of general strike called by Biplov-led CPN, transportation in Chitwan has been crippled with few vehicles plying the road.