Cylinder blast kills one at Kamalabari in Dibrugarh
One person was killed in a suspected cylinder blast at Kamalabari under Duliajan Police station in Dibrugarh on Tuesday.
DIBRUGARH: One person was killed in a suspected cylinder blast at Kamalabari under Duliajan Police station in Dibrugarh on Tuesday. The deceased have been identified as Rituraj Mech (25), resident of Da-Hukuta village in Duliajan. Rituraj, the son of Bulen Mech, a former army personnel, was working inside their outhouse godown while the blast took place.
The blast was so powerful that parts of cylinder was found on the roof of a house 50 meter away. The deceased had worked for private farms engaging in Oil India Ltd.'s exploration survey works. Presently he was working for a courier company," a source said.
Meanwhile, senior police officials rushed to the spot and initiated inquiry. "We have registered a case of unnatural death. However evidences are being collected thoroughly and will be sending them for forensic investigation," Additional Superintendent of Police Bitul Chetia said.