One killed in blast ahead of Sonia`s Assam visit

A day ahead of Congress president Sonia Gandhi`s visit to Assam, one person was killed in a bomb blast by anti-talk faction of ULFA in Tinsukia district on Friday night, police said.

Last Updated: May 25, 2012, 23:14 PM IST

Tinsukia (Assam): A day ahead of Congress president Sonia Gandhi`s visit to Assam, one person was killed in a bomb blast by anti-talk faction of ULFA in Tinsukia district on Friday night, police said.
The bomb was planted in a roadside at Selabari area.

The deceased has been identified as A Agarwal, a local businessman, police said.
Gandhi is coming on a one-day visit to Guwahati tomorrow where she is scheduled to meet the party`s state leadership.

The anti-talk faction of ULFA has called a 12-hour Assam bandh on Saturday in protest against the visit.

PTI