A police official was seriously injured in a blast that rocked Nalbari Police Station at around 10.30 AM on Sunday morning.

Injured Saikia was admitted at the Nalbari Civil Hospital. Window panes of the police station were damaged in the accident that took place after the garbage dump lying on the police station premises was set on fire.

The cause of the blast is suspected to be due to some explosive materials that might have been left in the garbage dump by somebody. Investigation is on to ascertain the cause of the blast.