ULFA (I) detonated a heavy Grenade blast on Army camp in Jorhat

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ULFA (I) detonated a heavy Grenade blast on Army camp in Jorhat

Jorhat: Suspected freedom fighters belonging to the United Liberation Front of Assam (Independent) or ULFA (I) detonated a grenade targeting an Indian Army camp in Lichubari area of ​​Jorhat district of Upper Assam on Thursday evening.

Fortunately, no casualties have been reported so far.
Sources revealed that two motorcycle-borne men, believed to be ULFA (I) activists, hurled grenades towards the army camp. The incident has spread panic among the local residents.

As a precautionary measure, the main gate of the Lichubari Army camp was promptly closed following the explosion.

Senior officials of the police and district administration have reached the spot to take stock of the situation.
Meanwhile, ULFA (I) has claimed responsibility for the blast. Following the incident, ULFA (I) chief Paresh Baruah made a phone call to local television channels to take ownership of the attack.

This latest incident follows two recent grenade blasts on November 22 and December 9. On November 22, a grenade exploded outside the gates of an Army camp in Dirak, Tinsukia district, with no reported casualties. Another explosion occurred on December 9 at the 149 CRPF in Joysagar, Sivasagar district, where ULFA-I also claimed responsibility for both incidents.

This is a developing story. We will update this article as more details become available.

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