Maoists bomb Bardiya DDC

Bardiya, August 19:

Maoists triggered a powerful bomb in the offices of Bardiya District Development Committee, Gularia on Thursday night, according to the District Police Office. Police said over two dozens Maoists planted a pressure cooker bomb there. The explosion damaged two rooms and furniture of the two-storey building, DDC officials said. The Maoists also looted important documents. Terrorised locals said they spent a sleepless night. Windowpanes of nearby houses also shattered.