Guwahati blast: NIA takes up suo-moto investigation


The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken up a suo-moto investigation on the Wednesday’s bomb blast at Guwahati which left 12 persons with injuries.

The suspected ULFA attack, members threw a grenade in front of Guwahati Central Shopping Mall this evening at 2000 hours, left at least twelve persons injured, with three of them in a critical condition.

The DGP vowed to nab the culprits as 12 people were injured in the blast as the Grenade was thrown by two motorcycle-borne terrorists.

Some of the Injured are:

Amulya Lalan (SSB Jawan)- seriously injured

Ramesh Lal (SSB Jawan) – Injured

Amrit Khasar ( Father) – Injured

Bisa Khasar ( Daughter) -Injured

Kalyan Basishya

Fardin Karmar

Lala Kumar Yadav

Eduward Mamar

Hirak Jyoti Barua

Father-Daughter duo was shifted to Nemcare Hospital by the family while four are in GMCH and five are KGMT Hospital. One of the injured in KGMT is in ICU as splinter hit him in the back.

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal also called up DGP Saikia and asked them to nap the culprit at the earliest. Assam Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya and Piyush Hazarika visited the spot and injured in the hospital.

The eye witness informed that the police was conducting search operation on the two-wheelers in front of the Central Mall when the bike approached and fearing imminent nabbing, they threw the grenade.

The Police suspected that they had come to throw the grenade in some other areas but could not due to the police check post.

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