NDFB militants explode bomb, no casualty

NDFB militants today exploded a bomb near a railway track in Sonitpur district of Assam but there was no casualty or damage.

Tezpur: NDFB militants today exploded a
bomb near a railway track in Sonitpur district of Assam but
there was no casualty or damage.

Official sources said two militants from the banned
group came to plant a bomb on a railway bridge at Thainabad in
Dhekiajuli when they encountered security personnel.

The militants then exploded the bomb 20 metres away
from the bridge near the railway track, they said, adding
there was no damage or any casualty.

The militants fled to nearby Arunachal Pradesh, they
added.

Earlier, the NDFB had threatened to target railway
tracks and roads in Tezpur and Udalgiri districts.

Patrolling was intensified and security checks are
being carried out at rented premises in Tezpur town.

PTI

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