Assam : Blast in Kamakhya-Dekargaon Intercity Express train, 11 injured

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Guwhati, Dec 1 :  Eleven  persons were injured after a powerful explosion occurred in one of the coaches of Kamakhya -Dekargaon Intercity Express in Udalguri.

Police say on 11 persons injured in an explosion inside Kamakhya-Dekargaon Intercity Express in Udalguri, “explosion took place in the running train at around 6:45 pm. Investigation underway to ascertain if it was a bomb.

The explosion was reported at Harisinga railway station around 7.04 pm, a Northeast Frontier Railway spokesperson said. Railway and police officials have rushed to the site which is situated around 95 km from Guwahati.

Investigation is underway, however, it has not been ascertained whether the explosion was caused by a grenade or an improvised explosive device (IED).

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