Four policemen injured in bomb explosion in Rajbiraj


RAJBIRAJ, Aug 6: An explosion from a pressure cooker bomb hidden in a road depression at an inner road section of Surunga Municipality – 6 injured four police personnel travelling on a police van last night.

The bomb planted by an unidentified group caused partial damages to the van (Ba 1 Jha 7392) belonging to the Area Police, Kadarban, Superintendent of Police (SP) Mukesh Kumar Singh confirmed.

The bomb exploded as the van heading towards a village from the police station neared the road depression. Inspector Rajendra Yadav along with four police officers suffered injuries in the explosion. They are undergoing treatment at a hospital in Lahan.

A total of 12 police personnel were on-board the vehicle at the time of the attack. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, according to District Police Office, Saptari. RSS