Narayan Bahadur Karki, Nepali Congress Udaypur 2's parliamentary candidate and his associates have been severely injured in an ambush around 10:30 a.m. in Udayapur district today. The group were heading towards Nepaltar, Udayapurgadi where an election assembly was being held. Their Bolero bearing the registration number Ba 15 Cha 7806 was sent flying into the air, eyewitnesses said.
Among the critically injured are Karki, Mira Katuwal, Dhanmaya Dhaulakoti, and their driver Rajan Karki. They are being airlifted into the valley for urgent treatment.
There were six people in the car and the others have sustained minor injuries.