KATHMANDU, Nov 14: CPN-UML has condemned the attack on its candidate to the Province Assembly of Bhojpur Sherdhan Rai.
An unidentified group had hurled a bomb at the former communication minister’s vehicle today morning in Tyamke Mainung Rural Municipality-7, Bhojpur when Rai was on his way take part in an election campaign.
Rai was unharmed in the incident but his bodyguard sustained some injuries in his hand.
A press release issued today by the party Chairman, KP Sharma Oli, blamed that the attack was carried out with an intention to foil the election.
The release states, “The government’s indifference towards series of attack on the candidates of the leftist alliance has surprised our party.”