ITAHARI, July 23: Students affiliated to the All Nepal Independent Students Union (Revolutionary), ANNISU-R, the student wing of the CPN-Maoist, torched a school bus belonging to the Delhi Public School near the Seutipul on Monday.
The school is located inside the premises of the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) in Dharan.
The bus (Ko 1 kha 2204) was carrying students when cadres of the ANNISU-R stopped it on the road inside the Charkosejhadi forest, ordered the students out of the bus and torched it. It was taking students to school in Dharan from Biratnagar.
The bus has been completely damaged in the arson attack. Police said the assailants ran away after attacking the bus.