New Delhi: Four explosion– three in Dibrugarh and one in Charaideo districts rocked Assam on Sunday. The explosion took place when the country celebrating its 71st Republic Day. Police and other officers have reached the spot. No Casualty has been reported so far. Also Read - RT-PCR Test Mandatory For Passengers Flying to Assam From Mumbai, Karnataka | Check Details Here
Earlier on Sunday, the banned insurgent outfit United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) (ULFA-I) had called for a ‘general strike’ on Sunday, asking citizens not to participate in the Republic Day celebrations.
Meanwhile Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has called the incident a ‘cowardly attempt to create terror on a sacred day’. Also Read - Earthquake Jolts Sikkim-Nepal Border, Tremors Felt in Assam, Bihar, Bengal
“Strongly condemn the bomb blasts in a few places of Assam. This cowardly attempt to create terror on a sacred day only exhibits the frustration of the terror groups after their total rejection by the people. Our Govt will take the sternest action to bring the culprits to book,” Sonowal tweeted.