November 24, 2017 – The CPN-Maoist coordination office at Mirchiya 5, Siraha has been blown into flames after a ‘pressure cooker bomb’ explosion. At around 4 PM, the campaign office went down to debris. The co-ordination office was initiated to mark the management of campaign for the forthcoming election.
Former minister Ajayshankhar Nayak is the candidate of CPN-UML coalition candidate in Siraha 4. No human casualties has been reported.
1.5 liter capacity of pressure cooker was used to detonate the office. The security forces reacted immediately as the sound of explosion was clearly audible.
All Nepal Terai Front’s (ANTF) brotchures and phamplets has been found in the scene. ANTF is led by Jayakrishna Goit.
‘We are investigating the accident,’ says DSP Gajursiddhi Bajracharya.