Assam: One dead, 4 injured in blast in Karbi Anglong

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jan 20, 2016 20:04 IST

A three years old child was killed and four others injured in blast at the Diphu town in Assam Karbi Anglong district on Tuesday afternoon. Condition of two of the four injured was stated as critical and sent to Gauhati Medical College hospital.

The blast occurred on the day when PM Modi was addressing a rally in Guwahati.

Police said that the blast took place at a dump of scraped material near which a group of children was playing. “The blast took place when a group of children was playing with plastic dolls. We have started investigation”, said a police official.

The deceased was identified as Tuhina Begum.

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