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Blast at Alipurduar; 1 killed, 2 hurt

One person was killed and two others injured at a powerful bomb explosion at Alipurduar along the Assam-West Bengal border on Monday. It was an IED which was planted at a bicycle that exploded near a MVI Checkgate at Barebisa in Jalpaiguri district. The deceased was Gobin Sarma, a driver of the Bhutan bound vehicle from Assam. The two injured people are Sudam Barman and Suresh Shah. They have been rushed to the Alipurduar Civil Hospital. No militant outfit has so far owned up the responsibility.

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