All religion prayer for Assam blasts victims in Kolkata

October 31st, 2008 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI  

Kolkata, Oct 31 (ANI): An all religion prayer session was held in Kolkata today for the victims of serial blasts that ripped through Guwahati and three other towns on Thursday in which 70 people were killed and over 300 injured.
People from all communities came together to pray for the people who lost their lives in blasts.
The prayers organised by All India Minority Forum, also condemned the acts of terror which have rocked the country in recent months.
“We also condemned the activities of terrorism, in all places like Assam, Delhi, and other states. We should fight together irrespective of caste and creed,” said Idrish Ali, President, All India Minority Forum.
Twelve high intensity serial blasts rocked Guwahati and some other cities of Assam on Thursday morning.
The first explosions took place near the Ganeshguri flyover near the high-security capital complex housing the Assembly building, followed by explosions at Paltan Bazar and Fancy Bazar in Guwahati.
Around the same time, bombs also went off in crowded market places of Kokrajhar, Bongaigaon and Barpeta in lower Assam.
The banned ULFA has denied any role in these blasts. (ANI)

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