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  • At least 01 dead and 08 people have been injured in a grenade blast in Guwahati.

    Published on May 15, 2019

    By Bhupen Goswami

    Guwahati : At least 01 dead and 08 people have been injured in a grenade blast in Guwahati. The blast took place near Zoo Road outside a branch of Punjab National Bank in Guwahati at around 7:20 PM Eyewitnesses claimed that the grenade was thrown from a Tata Safari . The injured have been taken to the hospital.Police have cordoned off the area and have started their investigations. The Union Home Ministry said that preliminary reports suggest that the grenade was abandoned in panic by the attackers. There was heavy police checking following intelligence inputs about United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) planning to carry out an attack, Home Ministry officials said. High alert has been declared in Guwahati following the blast. All entry and exit routes have been put under surveillance. Police officials say is it too early to comment on who is responsible for the blast. There were not many people at the blast site due to the nation-wide trade union strike. Massive blast occurs near Guwahati Central mall in Assam, 1 Dead , 8 injured :A massive blast has been reported in Guwahati Central mall located in Zoo Road locality in Guwahati city of Assam’s Kamrup (M) district of Assam. As per reports, eight persons have been injured in the blast. It is being reported that the condition of two of the persons who have been injured is very serious. It is being reported that security personnel have also been injured in the blasts. Police personnel are now keeping a close watch on the situation and investigations are underway to determine the miscreants behind the blast. Moreover, splatters of blood were seen on the road which has sent shockwaves across the region. More to follow.