Nepal: Eight hurt in Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast at revenue office in Lahan

Eight people were injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off all of a sudden at Revenue Office in Lahan of Siraha district.

Among the injured, condition of two is said to be critical. Office employee Shiva Kumar Yadav, 38, and paralegal person Bhola Pachemagar,78, are among those hit by IED shrapnel in the explosion that took place at around 1:00 pm in the first floor of the office building.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Tapan Kumar Dahal. The explosion caused a fire in a room and it was immediately put out with the help of fire fighters. According to the police, pamphlets bearing the name of Jaya Krishna Goit-led Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha have been found in the site.

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