Bomb blast damages school in Assam’s Hailakandi district near Mizoram border

GUWAHATI- Tension along the Assam-Mizoram border escalated again on Saturday after unidentified miscreants bombed a government educational institute in Hailakandi district, triggering fear among locals, a senior police officer said.

The blast that took place at Sahebmarra around midnight damaged a major portion of a primary school, close to the interstate border, though no casualty has been reported so far, Hailakandi Superintendent of Police Gaurav Upadhyaya told reporters.

Locals in the area suspect that miscreants from the other side of the border bombed the school. According to the SP, more details will be available after a thorough investigation.


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