ULFA anti-talk faction condemns blast
No militant outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the blast.
Guwahati: The anti-talk faction of the ULFA, led by its commander-in-chief Paresh Barua, on Monday condemned the blast that led to the derailment of the Guwahati-Puri Express in Kamrup district in Assam that left 100 passengers injured.
In a statement e-mailed to a news agency, the outfit`s Publicity Secretary Arunodoy Dohotiya said the ULFA had always condemned attacks on indigenous Assamese and their properties.
"We condemn the attack on the Assamese people and will continue to do so in the future," he said.
Meanwhile, the North East Frontier Railway has confirmed
that an improvised explosive device was used to trigger the
blast that led to the derailment.
The NF railway has also filed an FIR with the government
railway police against unidentified insurgents for carrying
out the blast, Rangiya Divisional Railway Manager A K Manocha
No militant outfit has so far claimed responsibility
for the blast.