Monday, May 26, 2008

2 minor explosions outside BICC -site for swearing in of the Constituent Assembly

KATHMANDU, May 26 - At least two minor bombs went off near the southern gate of Birendra International Convention Center (BICC) at 5.30 Monday evening.
However, the bombs that went off at both sides of the main entrance of the office of United Nation’s Mission in Nepal resulted in no damages.

Eye witnesses said that two person riding a motorcycle hurled the socket bombs outside the gate from the main road.

Police have found a pamphlet with the name GPF-Ranbir Sena at the incident site.

The group GPF-Ranbir Sena associates itself with Hindu religion and has been responsible for other such blasts in the past demanding the continuation of the country as a Hindu nation, police informed.

The blasts come on the eve of the swearing-in ceremony of the Constituent Assembly members, which is taking place at the BICC complex.

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