NA team defuses bomb in Kapilvastu

CHANDRAUTA: A bomb disposal team of the Nepal Army defused a bomb planted in front of the residence of Nepali Congress  mayoral candidate Mangal Prasad Tharu in Banganga Municipality of Kapilvastu district.

Police Inspector of the Area Police Office, Pipara, Raju Karki, said that the bomb could have been planted to terrorise the locals.

Earlier on 18 June, at least 12 persons were wounded after a bomb exploded at Gajehada while the NC candidates were heading to file their nominations for the polls.