PM inquires about health of Janakpur blast injured
KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai went to the TU Teaching Hospital at Maharajgunj this morning and inquired about the health of the people injured in the incident of bomb explosion that took place in Janakpur on Monday.
On the occasion, the injured people complained to the prime minister that they were not getting good care and treatment.
Prime Minister Bhattarai said the Janakpur incident deserved strong condemnation and that discussions were being held to declare the people killed in this heinous incident as martyrs. He added that the Council of Ministers will formally endorse this motion.
He also said that the government would bear the medical expenses for the treatment of the injured of the Janakpur incident.
The prime minister also said that the government was alert about the possibility of such violent incidents taking place in the period before May 27.
Four people were killed and over 36 injured in a bomb blast that took place in a sit-in programme at Janakpur on Monday. Eighteen among the injured are undergoing treatment at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital.
Two of the critically injured are undergoing treatment at the ICU while preparations are being made to take another patient to India for further treatment, according to the Hospital sources. RSS