North East

2 killed in Digboi blast

Guwahati, May 14 (UNI): A grenade blast in Digboi in Tinsukia district of Upper Assam has killed two persons.

Two motorcycle-borne miscreants lobbed the grenade in front of a hardware shop owned by a person named Turan Agarwala.

One of the victims has been identified as Surajit Talukdar. Talukdar succumbed to his injuries at the AMCH. The other deceased person has been identified as Sanjiv Singh (25).

On the other hand, two more persons have sustained injuries and are stated to be in critical condition.

Meanwhile, the ULFA-I has denied any involvement in the incident. Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has expressed concern over the grenade blast at Tingrai Market in Digboi and asked DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta to deal with the incident sternly and nab the miscreants at the earliest.

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