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Grenade explosion in Tinsukia; narrow escape for crowded market


Despite heavy presence of security forces ULFA has exploded a grenade in Tinsukia district on Thursday only to make its presence felt a week ahead of prime minister’s day long visit to Assam.


The grenade exploded at a market place in Bordumsa on in the afternoon. But it missed target and that’s why, there was no report of any casualty.


Security forces are spreading tentacle to thwart any attempt to nab the culprits. The blast assumes significance three days after it called for Assam bandh on April 20 to oppose Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh’s visit.


Dr Singh is scheduled to inaugurate the platinum jubilee celebration of the state assembly on that day.


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