Police informed that the improvised explosive device was planted in a bi-cycle in front of Lakhi Cinema in the
town. The explosion occurred at around 9 pm. The deceased was identified as one Lulu Das. All the six injured were rushed to hospital.
Police suspected that the ULFA used hired hands to plant the bomb in the heart of the town. The explosion occurred notwithstanding strict vigil maintained by the police and security forces in and around the town round the clock.