In an attempt to attack Nepali Congress vice-president Ramchandra Poudel, a group of unidentified persons have thrown a petrol bomb at the residence, where he was sleeping.
The group attacked the house of Govinda Ghimire at Ruptar, Ramjakot VDC-2 in the south of the district, where Poudel was sleeping.
The explosion of the bomb at around 1 AM has damaged the windscreen of the car (Ba 6 Xha 7555).
Poudel, NC contestant for the CA polls from Tanahun-2, said that he was unharmed due to the vigilance of the police deployed for his security. He informed that the petrol bombed devised in bottle of beer was hurled at the residence to attack him. Police has said that it has launched a big manhunt to nab the assailants. The police has also recovered 4 bombs detonated at the scene.
Earlier on the day, Poudel had met with voters in different VDCs in the area as part of his door-to-door election campaign in the district.