A total of 30 vehicles were damaged across the nation on Tuesday during a general strike called by the UCPN (Maoist)-led 30-party alliance and the CPN-Maoist.
According to preliminary estimation by Nepal Police Headquarters, 12 vehicles were vandalized in Kathmandu, 2 in Lalitpur, 1 in Bhaktapur, 3 in Chitwan, 1 in Siraha, 1 in Jhapa, 2 in Makwanpur, 4 in Kaski, 2 in Banke, 1 each in Mahottari and Dadeldhura districts.
Among them, 18 were vandalised while 12 were torched.
Diplomatic car vandalised
Normal life in Kathmandu Valley was crippled on Tuesday due to the strike strike called by the UCPN (Maoist) led 30-party alliance and the CPN-Maoist.
Activists of the agitating parties took to the streets from early in the morning to enforce the strike strike . Shops were shuttered, vehicles stayed off the roads, while market places and educational institutions remained shut.
The banda activists looted copies of Kantipur and The Kathmandu Post at 8 this morning.
The agitators also vandalised a vehicle of diplomatic mission bearing the registration number plate 720223.