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Home Minister Amit Shah condoled the death of two civilians in a grenade blast at Tingrai Market in Tinsukia district of Assam on Friday.

According to Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, he has apprised Home Minister Amit Shah about the matter and asked the police to take stern action against perpetrators.

“Home Minister Amit Shah called me to enquire about the grenade blast at Tingrai Market in Tinsukia District. He condoled the death of two civilians. I apprised Home Minister on the matter and informed that Assam Police has been asked to take stern measures against perpetrators and nab them immediately,” the newly elected Chief Minister of Assam Tweeted.

Two persons were killed and two others seriously injured in a grenade blast in upper Assam’s Tinsukia district on Friday.

The blast took place at the Tingrai market area under the Digboi police station.

The victims have been identified as Sanjit Singh and Surajit Talukdar. The injured, Manojit Das and Ganashyam Agarwalla are undergoing treatment at a government hospital.