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Assam: 1 Woman Among 4 Injured In An Explosion In Guwahati's Pan Bazar

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| October 13 , 2018 , 16:43 IST

At least four people were injured after an explosion in the Sukleswar Ghat area of Assam’s Guwhati on Saturday. One woman is also reported to have been amongst the four injured.

According to media reports, the explosion took place at around 11.45 AM at a construction material dump in the Pan Bazar area when the four passersby, including a woman, were injured.

Assam DGP said, “4 people suffered minor injuries in the explosion. The investigation is at a preliminary stage. Security in Guwahati city will be heightened immediately.”

Assam Joint CP Diganta Borah while speaking to media said,” Around 11:45 am, an explosion occurred at the river front. Preliminary investigation rules out any sabotage activity. Bomb disposal squad is present at the spot, further investigation is underway.”

DCP Ranjan Bhuyan while speaking to the local media said, "We don't suspect it to be a bomb explosion as there were no splinters found and the injuries were due to stones hitting them."

The four injured suffered minor wounds and they were being provided medical care at the MMC Civil Hospital nearby