KATHMANDU, Dec 4: 11 people including Nepali Congress candidate Gagan Thapa have been injured in a bomb attack at Budhanilkantha municipality on Monday afternoon.
UPDATE: re Bomb attack on Gagan Thapa. Just spoke to @thapagk briefly- he says he is slightly injured in the ears and back by shrapnel but otherwise okay but 1 of the other 2 injured in serious condition. All 3 are receiving treatment at Teaching. &#NepalElection2017 pic.twitter.com/HweZGCj8Lo
— Kashish Das Shrestha (@kashishds) December 4, 2017
Gagan Thapa, candidate from Kathmandu constituency 4 was visiting voters on a door-to-door campaign at Mato Colony, Chapali when an unidentified group hurled a bomb targeting Thapa.
Those injured have been taken to TU Teachding Hospital, Maharajgung.
Photo: Dillip Poudel