Two churches bombed in Nepal, followed by lawmakers opting in favour of a secular country.
Followed by Nepalese lawmakers opting for a secular Nepal, two churches targeted on Monday September 14, night- just hours after the constituent assembly rejected the proposal to declare the country a Hindu state. Moreover, it has been reported that local officials confirmed that pamphlets belonging to a religious outfit called Hindu Morcha Nepal were found at the churches.
The Nepalese police revealed that there were no casualties and no one was wounded in blasts. These blasts were of low-intensity, the police revealed, adding that they the incidents occurred around midnight at two churches in the far-eastern Jhapa district.
It was later reported that a bomb which was found from the premises of another church exploded while it was being brought to a local police station. Three policemen were injured while one of them is severely injured and is in critical condition.
Tensions augmented on Monday when pro-Hindu organisations strongly disapproved of the Nepalese constituent assembly’s rejection of a proposal to declare Nepal as Hindu state status. Previously, Nepal has been a Hindu nation since years until Parliament declared it a secular state in 2008.