Serial grenade blast in Assam’s Lakhimpur

A serial grenade blast by suspected ULFA left five persons injured, two of them seriously, in high-security areas of Lakhimpur town.

Guwahati: A serial grenade blast by suspected ULFA (Paresh Barua faction) left five persons injured, two of them seriously, in high-security areas of Lakhimpur town in Assam on Tuesday, police said.

The militants hurled the grenades in half an hour span in high-security Court Road, Jail Road and Chawlduwa area at around 9 pm.

Two of the grenades exploded injuring five persons while a live grenade was recovered from
Chawlduwa area.

The anti-talk ULFA ultras hurled the grenades at a vehicle before escaping, eyewitnesses claimed.

PTI

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