Explosion near Indian Embassy camp office in Kathmandu is being investigated: MEA

ANI | Updated: Apr 17, 2018 15:02 IST

New Delhi [India], April 17 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Tuesday assured that the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu is in touch with the Government of Nepal and that the security authorities in Nepal are investigating the minor explosion which took place near camp office of the Indian embassy in Kathmandu's Biratnagar on Monday night.

"No one has been injured in the incident. Our Embassy in Kathmandu is in touch with Government of Nepal. The security authorities in Nepal are investigating the matter," MEA's official spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, said, in a statement.

The Camp Office was targeted in the blast that occurred on Monday night at around 8:15 PM, District Police Office, Morang's Chief SP Arun Kumar BC informed.

"The wall of the Embassies Contact Office in Biratnagar has been damaged. The investigation is underway," Kumar informed ANI over phone.

"The blast has damaged the glasses of the house around the Office. We are accessing the damage and the reason behind the blast as of now we are not able to get a concrete reason and proofs to trace who is behind the blast. But we suspect the splinter group Biplab Maoist to have hand behind the blast," he added.(ANI)

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