According to the Election Commission, process was underway to bring ballot boxes from polling stations in the mountainous and remote areas including Rasuwa, Dhading, Dolpa, Humla, Gorkha and Mugu at the counting centres of these respective districts this morning.
Task to collect the ballot boxes of eight places of province no 3, 25 places of province no 4 and 51 places of province no 6 was on, according to the EC.
A person was killed on the spot in police firing after a gang looted ballot boxes of polling centre at Nandadevi Secondary School in course of bringing them to the concerned centre, EC said. Preparation was underway to take five persons injured in the incident for treatment by helicopter.
Similarly, five security personnel were injured in the incident, it is learnt. An arrangement of re-voting at the voting centres, where voting was postponed due to various reasons, would be made, the Election Commission stated.
EC Spokesperson Surya Prasad Sharma said that voting at Balachour Basic School Polling Centre of Kalika Rural Municipality in Kalikot district which was obstructed for some hours was resumed. RSS