Suspicious object terrorises Pyuthan locals

PYUTHAN: Locals of Pyuthan Municipality were terrorised after a suspicious object was noticed on a riverbank on Saturday morning.

Police said the object appears to be a time bomb as it has been marked with a clock.

Local Krishna Bahadur Khadka had noticed the object on the bank of Jhimruk River, in Maranthana of Pyuthan Municipality-17 at around 7:30 am today.

After Khadka informed the local administration, personnel from Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and Nepal Army have gathered at the site for further investigation.

A disposal team is preparing to diffuse the supposed explosive.

The point is around 50 metres away the Bagduwa-Machhi road.

Details are awaited.