No causalities as bomb blast rocks Assam

March 19th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI  

Dispur, Mar 19 (ANI): A powerful bomb exploded on the railway track between the Diphu and Daldoli Railway Stations in Assam’’s Karbi Anglong District at around 1 a.m. on Thursday.
Passengers miraculously escaped unharmed.
The explosion took place five kilometers from Diphu Railway Station, damaging a significant portion of the railway track.
A track inspector from the Lumding Railway Division rushed to the spot and found another bomb planted there.
The bomb squad was summoned to defuse the bomb.
The damaged track was repaired within seven hours. Train services commenced from 6.50 a.m.
Police suspect the involvement of the banned extremist outfit Dima Halam Daogah (DHD) in the incident.
Security has been tightened in Karbi Anglong District. (ANI)

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