GUWAHATI, July 20: A powerful bomb exploded in Srirampur Chariali under Tamarhat police station in Kokrajhar district on Friday killing 4 people and seriously injuring 18 others.
The bomb was kept on a bicycle which was kept in front of a shop near the ASTC counter.Two people died on the spot and eight sustained serious injuries. Out of these, three people sucummbed to their injuries at the Kokrajhar hospital. The deceased has been identified as Munna Shah (18), Abdul Mazid (22), Munmun Sheikh (4), Mangal Sheikh (18). The ASTC counter has also been badly damaged in the blast.The other people who have been injured in the hospital have been shifted to the Gossaigaon civil hospital and the Kokrajhar RNB Civil Hospital.
The police suspected that the blast is the handiwork of ULFA and KLO . Police authorities were taking stock of the situation and investigations are on.
13 Mar 2008 - 9:17am | SK Hasan
The seventh bi-annual conference of the All Assam Tai Ahom Students Union (AATSU) will be held at Sivasagar Boarding field on 9th, 10th & 11th April 2008. Mr. Amrit Chetia, Publicity Secretary of the central committee, AATSU told us that the new central Executive Committee will be formed in the Conference.
Bhupen Hazarika's son Tez Hazarika is moved by the outpour of affection from the people of Assam. Talking to reporters immediately after landing at the Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport on Tuesday he said that he was moved by the tremendous outpour of love for his father by the people of Assam. He said that his wife and son Akash Tez would also be arriving in a few days. He is scheduled to perform his father’s last rites.