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.

Representational image. Reuters

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: Aug 15, 2016 10:41 AM

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