Maoists announce ceasefire for 3 months

Kantipur Report

KATHMANDU, April 27 – Hours after calling off a crippling blockade of the capital and all district headquarters, the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) on Wednesday announced a unilateral ceasefire for three months with immediate effect.

In a statement, Maoist Chairman Prachanda said, “Our party once again, through this statement, announces a unilateral ceasefire for three months with immediate effect.”

The Maoists had announced a similar truce in September last year and later extended it by a month.

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