Nepali Congress’s youth leader Gagan Thapa and his team were attacked by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Chapali today. Nine other team members along with Thapa have been injured and taken to Teachin Hospital, Maharajgunj. Two are said to be in a critical state while Thapa has sustained minor injuries to his back, hospital authorities said.
Thapa and team were supposed to visit Budhanilkantha area for a door to door program.
The assailant fled the scene after throwing the bomb and police are in search for him.