Hoax bomb threat in Mid Baneshwor (updated)

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Kathmandu: A hoax bomb threat circulated on Thursday after a suspicious object was found at an eye treatment center in Mid Baneshwor. Police said the unidentified object was spotted on the third floor of Matrika Eye Center.

SP Ramesh Basnet at Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu said that a bomb disposal squad of the Nepal Army found the bomb threat to be a hoax.

Security has been beefed up in Kathmandu considering possible protest against a visit by Vice President of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Fatema Z. Sumar and Deputy Vice President Jonathan Brooks.