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Blast near Kathmandu airport, one injured

A small bomb exploded near the office of Buddha Airways, a private airlines of Nepal, near the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on Saturday morning.

world Updated: Dec 27, 2008 14:54 IST

A small bomb exploded near the office of Buddha Airways, a private airlines of Nepal, near the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on Saturday morning.

A woman was injured when an unidentified group exploded a socket bomb at the sales counter of Buddha Airways, situated at 25 metre distance from the main entrance of the airport at 10.15 am according to the police.

The office suffered minor damage by the blast and a woman was slightly injured, a staff at Buddha Airways said.

Police picked up two suspects for questioning although, no one has so far claimed responsibility for the incident.

Security has been beefed up in the area and at the office of Buddha Airways after the blast.