ILLAM: UCPN-Maoist called an indefinite bandh in five districts of Mechi and Koshi over the murder of their worker in Taplejung on Wednesday.

Dhankuta, Panchthar, Taplejung, Illam and Jhapa have been affected due to the bandh. Maoists also vandalised a private truck for defying the bandh called by them at Dhankuta.

Due to the bandh transportation in Dharan- Dhankuta along Koshi Highway and eastern hills has been affected.