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Assam: 13 injured in blast

K Anurag In Guwahati | May 06, 2007 19:58 IST

Thirteen persons were injured in a bomb explosion triggered by suspected militants of the banned United Liberation Front of Asom at Fancy Bazar in the heart of Guwahati at around 6.30 pm on Sunday.

Police said militants planted the improvised explosive device in a Yamaha motorcycle in front of Sani temple in Fancy Bazar, which is the biggest business centre in the entire North-East.

All injured were immediately shifted to the nearby government hospital at Panbazar even as senior police officials rushed to the spot and cordoned off the area.

The area usually remains crowded in the evening on all week days. A senior police official said that Sunday being a holiday in the business centre, the crowd was very thin and that prevented a major disaster.