- Namobuddha Corespondent
Kathmandu, Dec 2 (RSS): The CPN (UML) has condemned the explosion of an improvised explosive device targeting the vehicle carrying former Prime Minister and party senior leader Jhala Nath Khanal, at Tinkhutte of Ilam along the Fikkal- Pashupatinagar road section on Friday evening .
Khanal is the House of Representatives election candidate from the Ilam-1.
He was busy in the election publicity campaign when the IED was exploded targeting his vehicle at Tinkhutte of Suryodaya Municipality-3. In a press statement today, the CPN (UML) central election mobilisation committee has condemned the incident that occurred some 20 meters away of the vehicle carrying leader Khanal.
Serial incidents of IED explosions targeting various political leaders and candidates have raised questions on the security arrangements, the Committee said, demanding the government guarantee election security.