Syangja, January 27:

Maoists detonated a powerful bomb at the Waling Municipality office last night.

The house owner Deependra Tiwari and the peon of the office Tilak Raj Sharma were slightly injured in the incident. They are undergoing treatment at Primary Health Centre situated at Waling, District Police Office, Syangja said.

The wall and verandah of the office has collapsed due to the blast while some damage was also incurred in the nearby homes of Rukmanada Giri, Keshav Giri, Om Bahadur Thapa and Tulsi Ram Pangeni. The furnitures and documents of the office were also destroyed.

Meanwhile, the security forces discovered and defused a land mine planted by the Maoists today at Tallo Bhumre.

The Maoists last night blocked the Syangja-Tansen road section at Bayantari under Siddhartha Highway.