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Assam: Four explosions rock Tinsukia on 70th Independence Day

Suspected ULFA-Independent Militants Exploded Four Bombs In Various Parts Of Assam's Tinsukia District On Monday As The State Celebrated The 70th Independence Day.

PTI | Updated on: 15 Aug 2016, 10:32:44 AM
Tinsukia, Assam

Tinsukia (Assam) :

Suspected ULFA-Independent militants exploded four bombs in various parts of Assam's Tinsukia district on Monday as the state celebrated the 70th Independence Day.

There was no casualty or injury in any of the explosions.

An improvised explosive devise (IED) exploded near Indira Gandhi School at Laipuli on the outskirts of district headquarters of Tinsukia town at 7.15 AM, the police said.

This was followed by another explosion in line no.6 of Badlabhata tea estate in Doomdooma area where the third IED was also set off at Masuwa locality, they said.

The fourth one exploded at Gamtumati in Philobari area where ULFA-I militants on August 12 night had shot dead two persons and injured six others in indiscriminate firing at Bahbon village.

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First Published : 15 Aug 2016, 10:29:00 AM