Blast in Assam market, no casualty

Unidentified extremists Friday exploded a bomb in a market close to the SP office here, officials said.

Goalpara (Assam): Unidentified extremists
Friday exploded a bomb in a market close to the SP office
here, officials said.

However, no one was injured as the market was closed at 8.00
pm, they said.

The blast took place at 10.50 pm at Bapuji Nagar market
and about 50 mts away from the office of the Superintendent of
Police.

Though there is no specific information about the outfit
behind the blast, both ULFA and NDFB are active in the area,
police said.

A grenade had been found near the same area Thursday night
and six paramilitary men were killed and 50 others injured in
an ambush last week in the district.

Besides, 10 hand grenades were found from a platform
of Guwahati railway station Thursday.

A security alert has been sounded across Assam with the
recovery of explosives and intelligence reports about
insurgents planning to strike ahead of the Independence Day.

PTI

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