Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma visits grenade blast site in Tinsukia district
Tinsukia: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Saturday visited the site of the grenade blast near Digboi in Tinsukia district and took stock of the situation.
Two persons were killed and another was injured in the grenade blast by suspected ULFA(Independent) insurgents in front of a hardware shop at Tingrai market on Friday.
The chief minister met family members of Surajit Talukdar, who lost his life in the incident, and extended his condolences to the family.
Sarma also announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh each for the next of kin of the deceased.
Later speaking to reporters, the chief minister strongly condemned the incident and urged all sections of people to maintain peace and harmony.