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Child killed in explosion in Assam

Diphu (Assam): A child was killed and four others were injured in an explosion at a house near here on Tuesday, police said.
The blast at the house of a scrap dealer in Rongnihang area in Karbi Anglong district killed a two-and-a-half-year-old girl on the spot. Of the four injured, the condition of two was stated to be critical and they have been referred to the Guwahati Medical College Hospital, Karbi Anglong Superintendent of Police Debojit Deuri said.
The cause of the explosion was yet to be ascertained and the materials found at the blast site have been sent for forensic tests, he said. The police ruled out the involvement of any militant outfit in the incident. (PTI)

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