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Petrol bomb hurled at Save the Children office in Sindhupalchok

SINDHUPALCHOK: An unidentified group hurled a petrol bomb on the premises of Save the Children’s Office in Chautara, headquarters of Sindhupalchok district, on Monday night.

Superintendent of Police Rabindra KC said a bomb disposal team of Nepal Police rushed to the incident site immediately and disposed the explosive at around 11 pm on Monday. The security guard informed the police.

KC said security guard of the office informed them within five minutes of the incident.

Police have recovered pamphlets of Netra Bikram Chand led CPN Maoist party from the incident sit. However, there is no report of major damage.

According to police, a vehicle (Ba 13 Cha 5914) parked at the office has sustained minor damage. Locals have suspected the involvement of Chand Maoist cadres in the incident for embezzlement of funds meant for earthquake survivors.

A leaflet recovered from the incident site alleged that the organisation forced the people to buy their necessities in a specified shop and there was no transparency in the funds spent by the organisation, though it supposedly made an expenditure of above Rs 5 billion, and the stuff distributed to the people were substandard.

Published Date: Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 | 07:55 PM

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