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Blast near Indian Embassy field office in Nepal

IANS  |  Kathmandu 

A went off near the field office in Nepal's late on Monday damaging the walls of the premises, Police has said. No one has claimed responsibility.

The in Kathmandu has not made any remarks regarding the blast yet.

It is suspected that a splinter group of Maoist-led by could be responsible for the blast due to its anti-Indian rhetoric in the past.

According to the of Police of district, BC, the blast occurred close to the office that India, he said, was operating without permission of the government.

The police has launched a probe. There have been repeated calls from various quarters to evacuate the field office, Kumar said.

Following the flood in 2008, requested to provide its land for and passage for transit facilities until its highways were repaired.

To assist smooth facilitation of the Nepali vehicles via Indian land from to Birgunj, had temporarily set up the field office in It has remained there for a decade now.

Every visiting to has requested for its removal but India did not.

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 10:28 IST