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Blasts in India-assisted hydropower project site in Nepal

Power News - Published on Mon, 11 Feb 2019

Image Source: The Indian Express
Times Now News reported that an unidentified group has exploded three improvised explosive devices near the powerhouse of under construction Arun III Hydropower project, which is being developed with India’s assistance in the eastern part of the Himalayan nation, according to a media report. The incident happened on Thursday near the power house of the hydro project that led to the damage of a generator and a boomer, the Himalayan Times reported.

Mr Rameshwor Pandit, Police Inspector, was quoted as saying in the report that “We are searching for the group involved in carrying out the explosions. Security personnel from Nepal Police and Nepal Army have been mobilised at the incident site following blasts.”

Arun-III is the largest capacity project in the country and is scheduled to be constructed within the next five years.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Mon, 11 Feb 2019
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