Powerful bomb explodes, BTC members escape unhurt
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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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