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Powerful bomb explodes, BTC members escape unhurt

Last Updated: Friday, January 22, 2010 - 13:21

Guwahati: A powerful bomb, suspected to have
been planted by NDFB militants, exploded minutes after the
convoy of two Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) members
crossed a bridge in Chirang district along the Indo-Bhutan
border this morning, police said here.

There was no report of casualty or injury, they said.

According to the police, the remote-control operated bomb
was kept under a wooden bridge in remote Goylong Bazaar area
under Bijni subdivision and it exploded immediately after the
convoy of BTC members James Basumatary and Doney Goyary
crossed it.

Senior police and civil officials have rushed to the
spot, they added.

The police suspects the hand of NDFB behind the incident.


First Published: Friday, January 22, 2010 - 13:21
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