Guwahati, May 15: An explosion took place outside a mall on Zoo road in Guwahati. Six people were reportedly injured the explosion. The entire area has been cordoned off. After receiving the information, the police immediately rushed to the spot. The injured were referred to Guwahati Medical College Hospital.
Deepak Kumar, Commissioner of Police, Guwahati said, "A grenade blast took place at 8 pm in which six people are injured, an investigation is underway. " In the wake of the blast, a red alert has been issued across the city. More details are awaited. Assam: Blast Near Shukleshwar Ghat in Guwahati, ULFA Claims Responsibility.
Visuals of the location where the explosion took place:
Assam: Six people injured in explosion outside a mall on Zoo road in Guwahati, area cordoned off, police present at the spot; injured persons referred to Guwahati Medical College Hospital pic.twitter.com/PotXVWsVFh
— ANI (@ANI) May 15, 2019
Meanwhile, on April 17, an explosion also took place in Karbi Anglong district of the state. The explosion occurred around 7.30 pm near a stationary truck at Bokoliaghat in the district which falls under the Autonomous District (ST) constituency.