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Four injured in blast at scrap dealer's shop in Jorhat

Four persons were seriously injured due to a blast at a scrap dealer's shop at Raja Maidam Road, Jorhat on Thursday. Police informed that the blast is suspected to have occurred when the four were hammering and trying to break down an oxygen cylinder. The injured have been admitted to Jorhat Medical College and Hospital.The injured have been identified as Moidul Islam, Hazrat, Sahidul and Sahidul.As per reports, Moidul is said to be in a critical condition.
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 14:30

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