33 injured in three Assam blasts
At least 33 people were injured in three incidents of bomb blasts triggered by the United Liberation Front on Asom in Assam on Sunday.Updated: Aug 06, 2007 02:29 IST
At least 33 people were injured, many of them seriously, in three incidents of bomb blasts triggered by the United Liberation Front on Asom (ULFA) in Assam on Sunday.
Sixteen people were injured in a bomb blast in Agiapara evening market in Goalpara district, creating panic among people who came to the market to buy essentials.
The first blast of the day took place in front of Sonari police station on Sunday morning in which 10 people were injured, the police said.
The second blast came within 10 minutes of the first one at Sibsagar bus stand in the heart of the city, in which seven people were injured.
The improvised explosive device that triggered the second blast was hidden in a bicycle, the police said. ULFA’s strikeforce, 28th batallion, was behind the blasts in upper Assam, the police added.
First Published: Aug 05, 2007 10:21 IST