Thursday, May 20, 2021/Kapilvastu-
In Saduwa of Kapilvastu municipality of Kapilvastu district, Maoist Centre Cadre Deepak Pandey and another person have been wounded.
The incident took place on Wednesday night at around 10:45 pm, when some unidentified person on motorcycle started firing at them from behind.
“Deepak Pandey, aged 34 and another Iyas Akhtar Musalman, aged 26 were injured in the incident; Pandey was shot 2 rounds of bullets on his stomach part and Musalman on his shoulder,” Chakrapani Pandey, the Chief District Officer informed.
“It was a night time and slightly raining. But DSP Dharmanath Bhandari reached in time and rescued them,” Pandey added.
They were on their way home in Taulihawa from Jalaiya, when the incident took place around 3 Kms ahead of their destination.
Pandey is undergoing treatment at Universal Medical College and Musalman is at Taulihawa district hospital and are out of danger.
Deepak was operated at around 3:45 this morning and one bullet removed, the doctors are looking for the second possible bullet.
Indian resident Mohammed Ishaad Khan, aged 36 was riding the motorcycle.
The cause of the attack is yet not known and police is carrying out an investigation.