Three injured in IED explosion at Land Revenue Office, Siraha

LAHAN: Three persons were injured when a bomb exploded at the District Land Revenue Office, Siraha this afternoon.

Pawan Paswan (45) of Siraha Municipality-1, who is a paralegal at the office, has been injured along with service seekers Raj Kumar Paswan and Roshan Paswan of Saraswar, Siraha Municipality-12, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Raj Kumar Bhetwal.

The victims, who have been seriously injured in the explosion, are receiving treatment at Sihara District Hospital, he added.

A pressure cooker bomb was placed under the sofa in front of the office of the Chief. Wall of the office was damaged and window-panes were smashed due to the explosion.

Investigation into the incident is underway, said Bhetwal.