Four explosions in Assam, no casualties reported

Suspected ULFA- Independent militants exploded four bombs in various parts of Assam's Tinsukia district on Monday as the state celebrated the 70th Independence Day.

PTI August 15, 2016 10:41:30 IST
Four explosions in Assam, no casualties reported

Tinsukia: Suspected ULFA- Independent militants exploded four bombs in various parts of Assam's Tinsukia district on Monday as the state celebrated the 70th Independence Day.

Four explosions in Assam no casualties reported

Representational image. Reuters

There was no casualty or injury in any of the explosions.

An improvised explosive devise (IED) exploded near Indira Gandhi School at Laipuli on the outskirts of district headquarters of Tinsukia town at 7.15 AM, the police said.

This was followed by another explosion in line no.6 of Badlabhata tea estate in Doomdooma area where the third IED was also set off at Masuwa locality, they said.

The fourth one exploded at Gamtumati in Philobari area where ULFA-I militants on 12 August night had shot dead two persons and injured six others in indiscriminate firing at Bahbon village.

Updated Date:

also read

Who Sharjeel Imam is and why he has been denied bail in connection to CAA and NRC cases
India

Who Sharjeel Imam is and why he has been denied bail in connection to CAA and NRC cases

He came to the social media spotlight, courtesy a video that went viral in January 2020, where he was allegedly heard ‘instigating people’ to cut Assam off India during a speech at the Aligarh Muslim University on 16 December, 2019

Assam: Three minors accused of killing six-year-old girl for not watching porn in police custody
India

Assam: Three minors accused of killing six-year-old girl for not watching porn in police custody

Nagaon Superintendent of Police Anand Mishra said the body of the minor was found in the toilet of a stone crusher mill near her home in Nijori in Kaliabor sub-division

Opinion | Stop politicising BSF jurisdiction issue, it’s important for national security
India

Opinion | Stop politicising BSF jurisdiction issue, it’s important for national security

The Centre’s move brings a partial uniformity in defining the area of BSF’s jurisdiction and avoids state to state differentials