A series of three blasts went off Today in three crowded areas in Guwahati. One bomb blast occurred shortly before the arrival of Union home minister P Chidambaram. The blasts killed 5 and injured over 40 people. Only two months ago a series of bomb explosions left 88 people dead in Guwahati and two other cities of Assam.
The suspected cycle bombs exploded outside a Big Bazar retail chain outlet at Bhangagarh, an upmarket commercial area near Guwahati Medical College and in a municipal corporation dustbin near the general market.
The Improvised Explosive Devises (IED) exploded beyween 1.45 pm and 3,30 pm