Blast in Assam Hailakandi district, no casualty reported

Miscreants from across Mizoram were suspected to have triggered the blast

A blast was reported at a place in Hailakandi district of Assam on Friday, partially damaging a place of worship, a police officer said.

No casualty has been reported so far, Hailakandi superintendent of police Mohneesh Mishra said.

A mosque, located at Kachurtal near the inter-state boundary with Mizoram, was partially damaged in the explosion that occurred at 2 am, Mishra said.

The device used in the attack was yet to be ascertained, the SP said. A police team has rushed to the spot. Miscreants from across Mizoram were suspected to have
triggered the blast, he said.

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