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Assam: 4 injured in explosion in Guwahati, ULFA-I claims responsibility


Guwahati, Oct 13: ULFA-I claimed responsibility for the blast in which four people were injured in Guwahati on Saturday. Police has cordoned off the blast site Shukleshwar Ghat and the probe is underway.

Assam: 4 injured in explosion in Guwahati. Courtesy: ANI news

"Around 11:45 am, an explosion occurred at the riverfront. Preliminary investigation rules out any sabotage activity. Bomb disposal squad is present at the spot, further investigation is underway, " news agency ANI quoted Joint CP Diganta Borah as saying.

Assam DGP Kuladhar Saikia, said, "Security in Guwahati city will be heightened immediately: Assam DGP on explosion near Shukleshwar Ghat today."

Assam Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal condemned the incident. He tweeted, " I strongly condemn the untoward incident at MG Road (Riverside), Panbazar Police Station area in Guwahati. We are ensuring that all injured are duly taken care of. @assampolice has been instructed to carry out a thorough investigation into the matter."

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