In a major security blow, four explosions rocked upper Assam on January 26 when the nation celebrated its 71st Republic Day. The explosions, three in Dibrugarh and one in Charaideo districts occured in a span of 10 minutes – between 8.15 and 8.25 am. Luckily, no casualties were reported in any of the explosions.
The first blast was reported outside a shop at Teokghat in Sonari police station area of Charaideo district. Three explosions followed soon after in Dibrugarh district – two at Graham Bazar and AT Road, beside a gurudwara, and another at the oil town of Duliajan Tiniali, just 100 metres from the local police station.
According to the police, Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) were used in three of the explosions. The United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) is suspected to have carried out the explosions. The ULFA with several other designated terrorist groups had called for a boycott of the Republic Day celebrations.
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