Damak, Aug14 (RSS): An improvised explosive device (IED) went off today at the ward office of Gauradaha Municipality- 7 in Jhapa.

According to ward chair Balaram Kharel, window panes got smashed in the blast targeting the office. The blast also damaged the office boundary wall. Police are searching for possible perpetrator, as stated by Galdubba Police Beat assistant sub inspector Neel Kumar Shrestha.

It may be noted two cadres of Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand (Bipalv) were arrested by the police from Damak as they were distributing party pamphlets to public. The arrested were Asal Limbu, 25, and Raju Das, 26, Superintendent of Police Bheem Prasad Dhakal said.