Maoists block highway

Tanahun: Traffic along the Damauli-Dumre section of the Prithvi Highway has come to a halt since Monday night after the Maoists planted bombs at Dumre bazaar of Bandipur village deveopment committee. Eyewitnesses said, a group of Maoists planted the bombs on banners calling to boycott tomorrow’s elections, at about 11.00 last night and also detonated a bomb.

Blood stains could be seen on the spot where the bomb went off. Locals were terrified whole night after they heard the blast.