ULFA hand suspected in Guwahati blast

A low intensity blast occurred in Guwahati’s crowded Zoo Road area on Tuesday injuring at least two people.

Zeenews Bureau

Guwahati: At least two persons were Tuesday injured when suspected ULFA militants hurled grenades at the Ganeshguri area in the heart of the city.

A group of suspected militants belonging to ULFA anti-talk
faction lobbed the grenade at a vehicle in the Zoo Road area
here, police said.

Guwahati Senior Superintendent of Police Apurba Jeevan
Barua said two ULFA ultras were arrested in connection with
the blast.

The injured have been admitted to Guwahati Hospital,
police sources said adding security has been tightened in and
around the city.
According to eye witnesses, the blast occurred after a grenade was thrown outside the Punjab National Bank on Zoo Road from a Tata Safari car.

There were not many people at the blast site due to the nation-wide trade union strike.

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