News of the Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’- led Group’s cadres torching transport vehicles in course of their country-wide general shutdown have been received from several places of the country.
The group’s cadres have set a passenger bus on fire at Gochekhola in east Surkhet this morning. The bus (Na 2 Kha 7444) was going towards Chhinchu from Gumi of Gurbhakot municipality-14. The cadres carrying arms stopped the bus and ordered the driver, his assistant and the bus owner to disembark before setting it on fire, the District Police Office said. The bus has been gutted by fire. A suspicious object was also found nearby, police said.
Life in Makawanpur has been affected by the country-wide general shutdown organized by the Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’ Group this morning. The Group’s cadres have torched trucks at two places in the course of the shutdown in Makawanpur. Police said a bomb was found at Buddhachowk in Hetauda and it has been defused by the Nepal Army. A parked mini-truck (Na 7 Kha 9496) was torched by some unidentified persons at around 1 am today. Similarly, a group of three people sprayed petrol in a truck and set it on fire. The truck (Na 6 Kha 8007) had stopped at Naukhandey and it was set on fire soon after it set out towards Hetauda at 4.15 am.
Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’-led Group’s cadres have made arson attack on a truck at 3 am today. They threw a petrol bomb on a truck (Lu 2 Kha 108) on the road at Madhyabindu municipality-11. The truck driver lost control of the vehicle and the truck fell five meters down from the road during the attack, it is learned. The truck driver, 33-year-old Amar BK of Byas municipality-4, Tanahu district has sustained injuries due to this. He has burn injuries in his face and back and is undergoing treatment at a local medical store. Similarly, a jeep came under petrol bomb attack by the Group’s cadres at 3.30 am at Kawasoti municipality-16, police stated. Meanwhile, police took under control and defused a gas cylinder that was readied for explosion at a field in Bulingtar rural municipality of Nawalparasi district. The cylinder bomb was found planted 300 meters from the house of the municipality chair, Sashi Kiran Bastakoti. RSS