IED blast in Assam, no one injured

In the run up to Independence Day, militants exploded an IED in Assam\'s Tinsukia district.

Published: 11th August 2016 12:35 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th August 2016 12:35 PM   |  A+A-


TINSUKIA: In the run up to Independence Day, militants today exploded an improvised explosive devise (IED) in Assam's Tinsukia district.

However, no one was injured in the incident, a senior police official said.

The IED exploded inside a drain along Philobari bypass road near Badalbheta Tea Estate in Doomdooma area at 7.30 AM, Superintendent of Police Mugdha Jyoti Mahanta told PTI.

The SP said he was on his way to the blast site and would be able to confirm the identity of the militants only after investigations.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp