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3 children killed and 2 injured in Assam blast.

Assam BlastGuwahati: On Wednesday, three children were killed and a woman and a girl injured in a blast at Digboi in upper Assam’s Tinsukia district.

Assam Home Secretary G.D. Tripathi told that the blast occurred at Bor Torani village under the Digboi police station in which Rinki Kurmi (10) died on the spot and Rupesh Kurmi (4) and Sandhya Kurmi (4) died of their injuries later. The injured were Pushpanjali Kurmi (8) and Bhanumoti Kurmi (25). The blast takes place near the Kharjan High School.

Tripathi said that the injured told to the police that victim Rinki Kurmi’s father had brings home an object and it exploded while the children were playing with it.

There was an input that the Paresh Barua-led faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) was planning to carry out blasts, he said.


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