Muluk Singh Tamang, 45, of Mukpatar in Mechhe8 has been seriously injured when an explosive device which he tried to break went off on February 27. Injured Tamang is undergoing treatment at Dhulikhel Hospital.
Family of Tamang said that he had kept the device, which looked like a mortar shell, at home after wife of Nir Bahadur Raymajhi of Bhimkhori5 found it while cutting grass three years ago.
The abandoned explosive device had gone off when Tamang struck it with a hammer. Tamang works as carpenter.
Kavre police chief Gita Upreti said that investigation into the incident was ongoing.Bhojraj Timalsina