Bomb explosion in Rajbiraj, four policemen injured

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RAJBIRAJ — An explosion from a pressure cooker bomb hidden in a road depression at an inner road section of Surunga municipality-6 injured four police personnel traveling in a police van last night.

The bomb planted by an unidentified group caused partial damages to the van (Ba 1 Jha 7392) belonging to the Area Police, Kadarban, Superintendent of Police (SP) Mukesh Kumar Singh confirmed.

The bomb exploded as the van heading towards a village from the police station neared the road depression. Inspector Rajendra Yadav along with four police officers suffered injuries in the explosion. They are undergoing treatment at a hospital in Lahan.

A total of 12 police personnel were onboard the vehicle at the time of the attack. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, according to District Police Office, Saptari. RSS