CPN (Maoist Center) leader shot at in Kapilvastu

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Kathmandu: Leader of CPN (Maoist Center) Deepak Pandey has been shot at by an unidentified gang at around 11 pm on Wednesday in Kapilvastu.

Pandey, who is the district committee member of the party, has sustained bullet injuries in his stomach and is currently undergoing treatment in Bhairahawa, said SP Navaraj Adhikari.

SP Adhikari said that Pandey, who was riding a motorcycle, was shot at at the Taulihawa-Jitpur road section.

Police said they have launched an investigation into the incident.