UDMF cadres torch 2 trucks in Birgunj

BIRGUNJ: The cadres of agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) set two trucks on fire in Birgunj and vandalised more than two dozen vehicles at Parwanipur on Monday night.

They took two trucks (Na 2 Kha 5975 and Na 2 Kha 4552) under control at Jagarnathpur along the Dryport Bypass-Parwanipur road section and set them ablaze at around 11:30 pm, police said.

The trucks were heading towards Jagannathpur to load cement.

Personnel from the Armed Police Force with the help of fire bridage from Birgunj Sub-Metropolitan City doused the fire this morning.

Also, the UDMF cadres vandalised more than two dozen vehicles at Parwanipur.