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Bomb blast outside the office of Indian consulate in Nepal

17 April 2018

Investigation has begun into the small explosion reported on Monday night from the Indian Consulate's office in Biratnagar in Nepal. "A minor explosion took place along the rear boundary wall of the camp office of embassy of India at Biratnagar, Nepal at about 20:15 hours on April 16". A wall of the Indian compound, set up to coordinate movement of vehicles in the border area after widespread floods in 2008 closed the main road, was damaged, said Seshnarayan Paudel, a senior district official. Reports say that the blast was a minor one and nobody got injured in the incident late night. "The security authorities in Nepal are investigating the matter", said a statement from an Indian foreign ministry spokesperson.

Nepal police, which is investigating the blast, are suspecting cadres of a local political group.

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Dainik Nepal quoted Superintendent of Police Arun Kumar BC as saying that because of the explosion, the office wall on the west side was slightly damaged.

News18 quoting sources said, it is the possible role of ISI behind the attack and also said that they are planning attacks on other Indian embassies also.

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The security in the blast site and around office premises has been upped after the blast.

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Bomb blast outside the office of Indian consulate in Nepal