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4 injured in Assam blast, ULFA faction claims responsibility

IANS  |  Guwahati 

A explosion ripped through the bustling Pan Bazaar area here on Saturday injuring at least four people, police said.

The explosion took place near in the city's Pan Bazaar area that houses the building, the and other important buildings.

"Four persons received minor injuries in the explosion. They were rushed to the and their condition is stated to be stable," said of

Barah ruled out the possibility of a bomb explosion and said that the police were trying to ascertain the exact cause of the blast.

A Paresh Barua-led faction of the proscribed has claimed responsibility for the blast.

"This explosion was directed against those opposing NRC update and against those organisations supporting settling of Hindu Bangladeshis in This explosion is to warn the anti-forces," told local TV channels.

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 17:56 IST
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