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Two killed in Sepon grede blast

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  14 Feb 2015 12:00 AM GMT

FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
SIVASAGAR, February 13: Sensation prevailed in the entire district of Sivasagar after two persons were killed in a grede blast at Sepon on Friday. The blast occurred at around 8:45 in the morning. According to police, the grede was hurled by an unknown person, suspected to be from the ULFA (Independent) faction. The person was traveling in a cycle. The blast killed Biren Agarwal’s younger brother Situ Agarwal and their driver Dimbeswar Bhuyan on the spot, police said. Sivasagar Deputy Commissioner Virendra Mittal and Sivasagar Superintendent of Police Bijoy Kuli Gam rushed to the spot and took stock of the situation. The entire area was cordoned off by the security personnel after the incident and a search operation was launched to b the miscreants. Local people of the area claimed that the ULFA (Independent) had recently demanded a huge amount of extortion money from the Agarwal family, which they refused to pay.

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