An investigation team of the Royal Bhutan Police has found four empty cartridges of AK 47 riffle, with effective range of 400 meter, at Kharbandi check-post. The check post was reportedly explored by the United Revolutionary Front of Bhutan (URFB) on Friday evening.
The police team that cordoned the check-post for investigation into an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion on Sunday concluded that an “unidentified group” exploded the device after opening fire at security constables.
The bullet-injured police personnel is being treated in the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital in the capital city Thimphu, according to reports.
According to initial findings, the explosion “blew-off a part of the office’s walls and pillars made of bamboo sheets”.