Nine injured in Assam blast

Guwahati, April 28 (IANS) At least nine people were injured when suspected militants triggered a blast in eastern Assam’s Tinsukia town on Thursday evening, police said.

Superintendent of Police M.J. Mahanta said preliminary investigation indicated it was a low intensity bomb triggered by a timing device.

“Preliminary investigation indicated it was a terrorist act. We are yet to ascertain which outfit is behind the blast,” he said.

All the injured were rushed to hospital.

Police said unidentified militants also lobbed a grenade at the residence of a tea garden owner in Guijan area in the district in the early hours of Thursday. No one was injured in the attack.

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