One dead, 20 injured in Assam blast
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One dead, 20 injured in Assam blast

Officials suspect ULFA's hand behind the blasts which occurred in a busy market area near a railway colony.

india Updated: Mar 18, 2006 23:25 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India

A woman was killed and twenty others, including three children, were injured in a blast near Northeast Frontier railway colony in Bamuni Maidan area on Saturday night.

The injured have been admitted to a nearby private hospital and the Guwahati Medical College (GMC) Hospital at Bhangaghar area.

Officials suspect ULFA's handbehind the blasts.

The bomb went off in a marketarea near the railway tracks outside the colony near gate number six, Senior Superintendent of Police Nitul Gogoi said.

The deceasedwoman has been identified as S Begum, 50.

The area has now been cordoned off, the officer added.

First Published: Mar 18, 2006 23:25 IST