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Bomb blast on Assam-Mizoram border just 24 hours before Independence Day, trying to disturb peace again

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Just 24 hours before the Independence Day, tension prevailed once again on the Assam-Mizoram border. On Friday night, some miscreants carried out a bomb blast at a primary school in Hailakandi district of Assam. The police have given information about this matter. The incident took place at Sahebmara LP Primary School. A similar blast took place in a primary school in Muliwala in February this year. Sahebamara LP School is located just two kilometers from the Assam-Mizoram border. The school was attacked with a grenade.

Mischievous elements are from Mizoram’s side

Hailakandi SP Gaurav Upadhyay said that the incident happened around 11.30 pm on Friday night. However, no one was injured in this incident. He told that these mischievous elements are from Mizoram side. According to the SP, this area comes under the Ghughuti police outpost and security has been increased after the incident. He said that it is our endeavor that after this incident, there is no fear of any kind among the local people. The investigation of the matter is going on and the picture will be clear only after the investigation is completed.

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There was a dispute on the border on 26 July

Significantly, on July 26 this year, there was firing on the border between the policemen between the two states. During this, six Assam Police personnel and one civilian were killed. On the other hand, 60 people including the SP of Cachar district were injured from the Assam side. Some people were also injured from the Mizoram side. After this, economic activities came to a standstill here for ten days. The supply of goods from the Assam side to Mizoram was stopped. Due to this, the prices of essential goods had increased in Mizoram. Later, after the intervention of the central government, both the states resolved the dispute.

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