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Six explosions rock Assam on I-Day

Six explosions rock Assam on I-Day

India Blooms News Service | | 15 Aug 2016, 02:33 pm
Guwahati, Aug 15 (IBNS): Six explosions rocked Assam on Monday morning as the state is celebrating 70th Independence Day.

Suspected ULFA(I) militants triggered six explosions in different parts of oil and tea rich Upper Assam.

There were no reports of any casualties in any of the explosions.

An IED was exploded near Indira Gandhi Higher Secondary School at Laipuli area in Tinsukia district at around 7-15 AM.

Following the first blast, another IED exploded at 6 no Badlabheta tea estate near Doomdooma in the same district while the third blast took place at 8 no line area near Doomdooma.

The fourth bomb exploded at Philobari Gabharubheti Tiniali area.

Meanwhile a top official of Assam police said that ULFA(I) militants were responsible for all six explosions.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)