An explosion involving a cooking gas cylinder gravely injured Chandra Bhandari, the head of the Nepali Congress (NC), who is also a member of the House of Representatives.
At his Buddhanagar home last night, a gas cylinder exploded.
According to NC General Secretary Bishwa Prakash Sharma, the explosion also injured 86-year-old Bhandari’s mother.
At the Burn Hospital in Kirtipur, Bhandari and his mother are both receiving medical care.
The secretariat informed that the cylinder exploded around 10 pm.