3 people killed in blast in Goalpara of Assam

The explosion of the Grenade

Three people were killed in a bomb blast in Mungrai village under Agia police station in Goalpara district at morning on Friday, August 01, 2014.

The State Home Commissioner said all the three blast victims were identified to be cadres of insurgent ULFA[Independent]. Security forces have rushed to the place.

Police suspect an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) the militants planned to plant went off in the house they had taken shelter, in a village close to the Assam-Meghalaya border.

The blast occurred amidst heightened security measures were beefed up across the state to foil sabotage attempts by militant outfit during the run­up to the Independence Day.

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3 people killed in blast in Goalpara of Assam

By: Times of Assam Bureau Read time: 2 min