Bomb blast in Assam's Tinsukia area; dozens injured, some in serious condition

Several people on Thursday were injured in bomb blast outside a shop in Debipukhuri Pachali area of Tinsukia town in upper Assam.

Updated: Apr 28, 2016, 23:46 PM IST
Bomb blast in Assam's Tinsukia area; dozens injured, some in serious condition
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Guwahati: Several people on Thursday were injured in bomb blast outside a shop in Debipukhuri Pachali area of Tinsukia town in upper Assam.

As per initial reports, bomb was kept outside a shop in a dustbin.

Bomb squad of Army and Assam Police has reached the spot.

The injured persons were admitted to Tinsukia Civil Hospital from where the people who were seriously hurt were referred to the Assam Medical College Hospital in neighbouring Dibrugarh district.

The area has been cordoned off and investigations are on.

Early this morning, a hand grenade exploded at Duijan near here adjacent to a CRPF camp but none was injured.

Those responsible for the explosions were yet to be ascertained, police said.

Yesterday a hardcore ULFA militant, self-styled Sergeant Major Rongmon Asom alias Mecuri, was killed in an encounter with army in Tinsukia district.

(With Agency inputs)