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Posted at: May 16, 2019, 7:01 AM; last updated: May 16, 2019, 9:37 AM (IST)

Six injured in Guwahati blast, ULFA owns up

Six  injured  in Guwahati blast, ULFA owns up
An injured is shifted to Guwahati Medical College Hospital after a grenade blast near in Guwahati on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. PTI

Guwahati, May 15

At least six persons, including two security force personnel, were injured in a blast outside a shopping mall this evening, the police said.

The anti-talks faction of ULFA led by Paresh Baruah has claimed responsibility.

The explosion took place in front of the shopping mall, Guwahati Central, located in Jonali area of the city. 

Police Commissioner Deepak Kumar said the suspects must have targeted the security forces. “There is a police check-post here and it is evident the suspects must have targeted them,” he said.

The injured were rushed to various hospitals. — IANS

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