Serial blasts in Assam: ULFA faction claims responsibility
GUWAHATI | JAN 27, 2020:
Four low-intensity blasts, two of them triggered by Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), took place in Assam on Sunday morning as the nation was celebrating its 71st Republic Day, officials said. There were no casualties or injuries.
Banned insurgent outfit ULFA (Independent) later in the day claimed responsibility for the explosions.
Three of the explosions took place in Dibrugarh district and one in Charaideo, both in Upper Assam.
Additional director-general of police (law and order) G.P. Singh said: "We have been able to confirm four blasts. The first blast was reported at 8:10 a.m. and the last one 8:25 am."
"There was no damage to property and no human injury or casualties."