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Narrow escape for Majhi, Goala

Revenue minister Prithvi Majhi had a narrow escape when a powerful explosion blew off a vital bridge five minutes after he crossed it in Cachar on Tuesday.           It took place at 7.30 in the evening on the National Highway No 54 in Lakhipur.        Majhi and Dinesh Prasad Goala were way back to Silchar after attending a public meeting. The bomb was planted under the bridge which exploded with a huge sound and the bridge blew off.          There is no report of any casualty.But surface communication remained heavily disrupted.         No outfit has so far claimed the responsibility.

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