Shillong: Williamnagar, the district headquarter of East Garo Hills district was hit by a low-intensity blast on Monday night.
According to police on Monday night at around 10:35 pm there was an explosion in front of a shack behind Cooperative building, which is about 50 meters from the office of the Superintendent of Police (SP). Some carpenters were sleeping inside the shack when the blast occurred, but no one was injured.
“The blast was of low intensity and no one was hurt. The shack which was constructed of CGI (corrugated galvanized iron) sheets was also not damaged apart from a small dent due to the explosion,” police sources said.
Meanwhile, East Garo Hills district SP, Ringrang Momin said, “The motive behind the blast is yet to be established and search parties and patrolling has intensified.”