The cylinder bombs went off at the gates of Aakashdeep Boarding School and Manakamana Higher Secondary School at Bouddha, Metropolitan Police Range Office, Kathmandu Spokesperson Superintendent of Police, Pradhyumna Karki said.
Human casualties have not been reported in the explosion of the tailor-made small size cylinder bombs. Meanwhile, suspicious objects were found at the East Pole Academy, Ambeds Academy, Rai School and Bal Sansar School located at the Bouddha area.
Authorities have confirmed the objects to be bomb hoax. Pamphlets reading Young Communist Force and All Nepal National Independent Student Centre were found at the sites where the bombs and the suspicious objects were planted.
A bomb hoax in front of the Radiant School at Sanepa of Lalitpur Sub Metropolis – 2 set off alarm and fear among the locals.
A Nepal Army bomb disposal team inspected the purported pressure cooker bomb but found it to be a hoax.