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Grenade attack at AGP candidate’s home

Last Updated: Saturday, March 12, 2011 - 15:24

Jorhat (Assam): A hand-grenade exploded
early Saturday morning at the residence of opposition Asom Gana
Parishad (AGP) candidate Dulen Nayak at Moriani in Upper
Assam`s Jorhat district, the police said.

Though the house was damaged in the blast no one has
been injured in the explosion that occurred at about 4.10 am.

Nayak said he heard a loud sound and found his window
panes broken and the roof of the sitting-room damaged by the

Police sources said unidentified miscreants hurled the
grenade at Nayak`s house near Kathalguri tea estate.

Investigations were on to know the culprits and their

The AGP contestant accused the ruling Congress of
being responsible for the explosion but the Congress denied
the charge.


First Published: Saturday, March 12, 2011 - 15:24

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