IED defused in Bhaktapur


BHAKTAPUR, Aug 14: Nepal Army bomb disposal team has defused improvised explosive devices found in Suryabinayak and Lokanthali of Bhaktapur this morning.

Pressure cooker bombs were detected nearby Adarsha Bus Park in Suryabinayak municipality-6 and along the road side in Madhyapur Thimi municipality-1, Lokanthali.

Deputy Superintendant of Police (DSP) Himalaya Kumar Shrestha at Metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur shared that the Nepal Army team disposed the pressure cooker bombs planted in both the areas.

He informed that police patrol and plain-clothed security personnel have been mobilized in different areas for maintaining law and order.

The Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)-led Nepal Communist Party has called for shutdown across the country today.