ULFA (I) took accountability for 4 highly effective blasts in Assam on Republic Day

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Guwahati: The banned outfit ULFA (Independent) has claimed accountability for 4 highly effective blasts in Assam earlier than the Republic Day celebrations. No casualty has been reported on this but. The ULFA (I) claimed in a press release signed by Joy Asom of its Publicity Department that these 4 blasts had been carried out by the group. Four highly effective explosions occurred in Dibrugarh and Charaidev districts of Assam on Sunday morning. Police mentioned three explosions occurred in Dibrugarh and one in Charaidev.

A police officer mentioned that every one the explosions passed off at a niche of 10 minutes between 8.25 AM and eight.25 AM. <! –

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                 He instructed that there is no such thing as a information of any casualty in it as a result of most individuals had been within the homes because of the Republic Day vacation. The first blast passed off outdoors a store in Tiokghat space underneath Sonari police station in Charaidev district. Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Padmanabha Barua mentioned that after this three explosions occurred in Dibrugarh district. Two explosions passed off in Graham Bazar and one behind a gurudwara on AT Road and in Duliajan Tiniali city, simply 100 meters from the opposite native police station.

Two youths threw grenades
The ASP reported that CCTV footage from Duliajan Tiniali confirmed that two motorcycle-borne youths hurled grenades and fled. He mentioned the explosions at Graham Bazaar and AT Road had been carried out with subtle explosive units (IEDs). Barua instructed that senior cops reached the blast web site and investigation has been began. The ULFA (I) together with a number of different banned organizations within the Northeast known as for a boycott of the Republic Day celebrations.

Assam CM condemns the blasts
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal condemned the blasts on Twitter and known as for stern motion towards the culprits. He tweeted that sturdy condemnation of bomb blasts in some locations of Assam. This cowardly try to unfold terror on a holy day solely exhibits the frustration of militant teams after being utterly rejected by the folks. Our authorities will take sturdy motion to catch the culprits. A supply within the Chief Minister's Office mentioned that Sonowal has requested Assam Director General of Police Bhaskar Jyoti Mahant to take care of the scenario and apprehend the culprits concerned within the blasts on the earliest.

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