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Assam: 3 killed, 9 hurt in blast

K Anurag in Guwahati | August 07, 2007 21:11 IST

Three persons were killed and nine others including five policemen injured in a bomb explosion triggered by the banned United Liberation Front of Asom in front of the main police station at Jorhat town in Upper Assam at around 6-45 pm on Tuesday evening.

Those killed were identified as Pranjal Gogoi, a district-level youth Congress leader, Debojit Bora and Ajit Bora, an ex-Army man. The injured included two Assam Police sub-inspectors, two constables, one home guard and three civilians.

All the injured were rushed to the government civil hospital in Jorhat, the 200-year-old tea town of upper Assam.

The improvised explosive device was planted on a bicycle parked near a pan shop in front of Jorhat district police station located on Mahatma Gandhi [Images] road in the town, hat is located about 310 km to the east of Guwahati.



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