SCHOOL BOMBED IN ASSAM’S HAILAKANDI DISTRICT, CLOSE TO MIZORAM BORDER

A primary school in Hailakandi’s district, close to the Mizoram border, was bombed by unknown miscreants on Friday night.

The blasts reported in the sahebcherra area (roughly 1km from the geographical boundary between two states, on the Assam side), were of “low intensity” and led to no casualties, said Hailakandi SP Gaurav Upadhyay.

“The two blasts were reported between 11.20 pm and 11.30 pm on Friday night, one bomb went off in the Paunjee Lower Primary School, damaging its back wall, while the other exploded under a tree, about 1.5 km away, SP Gaurav Upadhyay added.

A senior official from Assam said that locals suspect that miscreants from “the other side of the border” were behind it. “We have not made any contact with our Mizo counterparts, considering the sensitivity, immediate questioning will not be wise. The Officials said.

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