Pokhara, Normal life has been affected in Pokhara due to Nepal banda general shutdown called by Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’-led Communist Party of Nepal today.
Public transport has been disrupted and teaching learning activities affected from early this morning due to the strike.Most of the shops have remained closed in market area.
Suspicious devices were found at Shavagriha chowk and Bhandardhik of Pokhara this morning and a bomb disposal team disposed of the suspicious materials, said Spokesperson of Kaski Police, Rabindraman Gurung.
Three of the five people, who died after a passenger bus heading towards Kathmandu from Kakarvitta of Jhapa met with an accident and fell into the Trishuli river this morning, have been identified. Of them four died on the spot while one died on the way to hospital, police said.