Serial blasts rock Assam on Republic day, ULFA claims responsibility
GUWAHATI: Four serial blasts rocked Assam on the occasion of Republic Day. These blasts took place soon after the official R-Day event was held.
The police officials said that four IED blasts were reported from Upper Assam but no casualties were reported so far. ULFA has claimed responsibility for the attack.
The blasts took place in Teok Hat (Charaideo district), Duliajan, Marwary Patty (Dibrugarh) and near Circuit House (Dibrugarh). Officials said that hunt was on for the ULFA radicals.
ULFA has been involved in terror acts in North East for decades. Thousands have perished in the extremism in North East over a period of nearly three decades. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal condemned the serial blasts and said that his government would take strong action.
[January 26 2020 NewsBits.in]