Blast hits Indian market

At least eight die in explosion in village market in Assam state.

    The blast wounded 45 people, 15 of
    them seriously [AFP]

    Fifteen people were in a critical condition.

    The Ulfa is a rebel group which has been fighting for an independent homeland in Assam since 1979. More than 10,000 people  have lost their lives to insurgency in the tea and timber-rich state  during the past two decades.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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