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1 dead, 14 injured in Tezpur town

One died and as many as fourteen people have been injured when suspected ULFA militants exploded a powerful bomb on Wednesday in Tezpur town forcing a spontaneous bandh of the town from afternoon. According to information, the bomb was planted at a bicycle in front of Borgola, at 100 km away from the Tezpur Police Station. Four of the injured people are stated to be serious and they have been rushed to the nearest Tezpur Civil Hospital. They are Raju Barman, Suraj Prasad, Srimanta Hazarika. The critically injured Ajit Ghose died on way to the Guwahati medical College Hospital. Four injured people have been released after primary treatment. High level police and civil officials are at the hospital to monitor the situation. It has been said to be the handiwork of ULFA although nobody has so far claimed its responsibility. Meanwhile, the town entire is remaining closed minutes after the explosion that rocked the town.
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