UML leader Sherdhan Rai injured in bomb attack


Former information and communication minister and CPN-UML leader Sher Dhan Rai has been injured in a bomb attack in Bhojpur Tuesday.

A bomb was hurled at the vehicle carrying Rai, who is contesting for the provincial assembly from Bhojpur (B), near Pikhuwakhola. He has suffered minor injuries due to the bomb attack, according to Bhojpur Police.

Rai was going to address an election rally in Gogne.

The police have yet to find out who attacked Rai, and nobody has claimed responsibility for the attack till now.

Minister without portfolio Janardan Sharma was also attacked in Rukum and former finance minister Barsha Man Pun in Rolpa a few days ago.

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