Serial explosions hit Assam, no casualty

Guwahati/Tinsukia: A series of five bomb explosions by suspected ULFA-Independent militants rocked upper Assam's Charaido and Tinsukia districts this morning as the state celebrated the country's 70th Independence Day. 

There was no casualty or injury in any of the explosions, police said.

A blast was reported at an abandoned place beside an interior road at 7.40 AM at a place under Tengapukhari outpost in Charaideo district, Superintendent of Police A P Tiwari said.

The militants had apparently placed the bomb under the ground, Tiwari said.

In Tinsukia district, four other explosions were triggered by the insurgent outfit. An improvised explosive devise (IED) went off near Indira Gandhi School at Laipuli area on the outskirts of district headquarters of Tinsukia town at 7.15 AM, the officials said.