Four explosions in Assam ahead of Republic Day celebrations, no casualties

First blast took place at a shop in Graham Bazaar located near the National Highway NH 37. Another blast took place near a Gurudwara in Dibrugarh.

Published: 26th January 2020 09:37 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th January 2020 10:29 AM   |  A+A-

Blast site at Sonari in Charaideo district. (Photo | EPS)

By Express News Service

GUWAHATI: Suspected militants triggered four blasts in Assam on Sunday morning. However, there was no casualty. 

The low-intensity blasts were reported from Sonari in Charaideo district and Duliajan and Dibrugarh in Dibrugarh district of Upper Assam.

In one incident, the assailants had reportedly come in a two-wheeler.

They lobbed a bomb before leaving the spot, the locals said.

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal described it as a “cowardly” act and said the perpetrators of the crime would be brought to justice.

Several militant groups of Northeast, including United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), had called for a boycott of the Republic Day celebration.

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