Four blasts in Guwahati

Guwahati, Apr 6: At least four people were killed and more than 14 injured in a powerful explosion, triggered by ULFA, at busy Maligaon area here today, just on the eve of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to the state tomorrow.

According to residents, there has been five blasts instead of four.
The explosion took place at about 1340 hours at the Maligaon bus stand, barely 100 mt away from the Jalukbari police station.
The Northeast Frontier Railway headquarters is also situated about one km from the site.

Police suspected it to be the handiwork of proscribed ULFA, which would observe its ''raising day'' tomorrow.

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