26 May 2019 Kathmandu – Once again Public has to give their life to make someone to be a leader of a political party? Nepal has suffered a lot by unprecedented so called civil war or war for the rights to secure, ideology has failed several times as our problem is unemployment, litracy and proper management of wealth not the ideology.
Amid of strike called by CPN maoist (Biplob), Three people were killed and four injured, seriously, in two different cooking gas cylinder blasts in Sukedhara and Ghattekulo on Sunday.
According to police, two people died when a cooking gas cylinder exploded inside a hair salon in Sukedhara. Similarly, one person died in Ghattekulo in the cylinder blast.
Three people were injured in Sukedhara while one was injured in Ghattekulo.
The victims are yet to be identified.
Police have suspected the cylinders that exploded could have been improvised as explosive devices and could have been planned for planting them somewhere in the Capital by the members of the Communist Party of Nepal led by Chand which has called a general strike on Monday.
“In both the incidents, the cylinders seem to have exploded accidentally,” Senior Superintendent of Police Uttam Raj Subedi, chief of the Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu, told the Post. “The ones who had plans to plant the devices somewhere in the Capital seems to have been the victims themselves due to the accidental blasts. However, in Sukedhara blast, the injured include the locals.”
Police said those killed in the blasts could be members of the Chand-led party.
The government has banned the activities of the Communist Party of Nepal, saying it is a criminal group.
“Preliminary investigation shows that one person who was injured in the blast at Ghattekulo was a cadre of the Chand-led outfit,” Senior Superintendent of Police Shyam Lal Gyawali, spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police Office, told the Post. “Further investigation is underway.”
In February, a blast carried out by the Chand outfit in Nakkhu had killed one person and injured two others. A month later, the Chand outfit had carried out another blast in Basundhara.
The Chand-outfit has declared a nation-wide banda on Monday demanding an investigation into the death of its cadre Tirtha Raj Ghimire.
Ghimire, who had sustained bullet injuries in a police firing in Bhojpur, died while undergoing treatment at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences last week.