Two Explosions near the venue of CA meeting in Nepal

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Kathmandu, May 26 (UNI) At least two bombs went off this evening near the venue where the swearing-in ceremony of the new Nepal Constituent Assembly (CA) is scheduled to take place, which is all set to abolish monarchy from the Himalayan nation.

Two minor bombs went off near the southern gate of Birendra International Convention Center (BICC) at 1730 hrs local time this evening causing no casualties, Kantipur reported.

Eyewitnesses said two person riding a motorcycle hurled the socket bombs outside the gate, Kantipur reported.

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

A pro-Hindu militant group, Ranabir Sena, had claimed reponsibility for the blasts.


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