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Bombs blast outside two Kathmandu schools, more explosives found

Kathmandu police chief SP Bikram Singh Thapa said the explosives -- cylinder bombs -- went off at around 3:45 this morning. (Representative image) (Image source: Flickr) Photograph: (Others)

New Delhi, India Sep 20, 2016, 06.49 AM (IST)

Small bombs exploded outside two schools in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu early on Tuesday morning, the Kathmandu Post reported.

According to the Kathmandu Post, explosives and "suspicious objects" were recovered from five other schools. Thes explosives recovered from the five schools did not detonate. 

There were no casualties. 

Kathmandu police chief S P Bikram Singh Thapa said the explosives -- cylinder bombs -- went off around 3:45 in the morning, the Kathmandu Post reported.

Thapa added that two suspects have been arrested. 

AP reported that the police found pamphlets near the blast sites, attached to the unexploded devices, from a "little-known group" demanding free education for all Nepalese children.

(WION)

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