- Suspected ULFA- Independent militants exploded four bombs in various parts of Assam’s Tinsukia district on Monday as the state celebrated the nation’s 70th Independence Day. There was no casualty or injury in any of the explosions.
- An improvised explosive devise (IED) exploded near Indira Gandhi School at Laipuli on the outskirts of district headquarters of Tinsukia town at 7.15 AM, the police said.
This was followed by another explosion in line no.6 of Badlabhata tea estate in Doomdooma area where the third IED was also set off at Masuwa locality, they said.
The fourth one exploded at Gamtumati in Philobari area where ULFA-I militants on August 12 night had shot dead two persons and injured six others in indiscriminate firing at Bahbon village.
(With PTI inputs)