Two injured in a suspected Ulfa bomb blast
news Explosion Saturday, December 05, 2015 - 16:42


Two people have been reported injured after two successive explosions occurred in a commercial area in Guwahati on Saturday.  

The Times of India reported that the explosions occurred in Fancy Bazar at around 3 pm. The explosives were placed near a dustbin. Police are not sure if they were bomb blasts or grenade explosions.

The prime suspect is the Ulfa (Independent), which the police said is targeting the Hindi-speaking population of the state as the Fancy Bazar area has a high concentration of Hindi-speaking traders.

Earlier on December 1, Ulfa (I) militants opened fire at Hindi-speaking workers at a stone crushing plant at Namrup in Dibrugarh district in which two persons were injured.

The state is due for elections next year.


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