Suspicious Object Found At Nepal's Pashupatinath Temple, Army, Police On Spot

New Delhi , News Nation Bureau | Updated : 20 September 2019, 07:02 PM
Suspicious object found at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal Army, Police on spot
Suspicious object found at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal Army, Police on spot

A suspicious object was found at the famous Pashupatinath Temple in Nepal's capital Kathmandu on Friday, reported news agency ANI. Teams of Nepal Army and Nepal Police have reached the spot and trying to remove the suspicious object, which could be bomb, from the temple premises. Although it is yet to be confirmed whether the suspicious object is a bomb or somthing else.

"Nepal Army and Nepal Police are on the spot. It is yet to be confirmed whether the suspicious object is a bomb or something else," the agency quoted police as saying.

The Pashupatinath Temple is a famous Hindu temple located on the banks of the Bagmati River near Kathmandu in Nepal. The temple complex of Pashupatinath was included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1979. The temple is one of the 275 holy abodes of lord Shiva.

For the first time ever, the Pashupatinath Temple had recently announced its assests. The iconic Hindu temple owns 9.276 kg gold, 316 kg silver and Rs 120 crore cash, according to a report made public by a committee formed to study the assets of the country’s most revered and the richest Hindu shrine. The revenue in gold and silver cover the period of 56 years from 1962 to 2018.

First Published: Friday, September 20, 2019 06:29 PM
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