Tura, Oct 30: A low-intensity IED blast took place in the East Garo Hills district headquarters in Meghalaya on Monday night, police said on Tuesday.
According to police sources, the blast took place just 50 metres away from the office of the SP, EGH in the town at about 10:35 pm on Oct 29, near where some labourers were sleeping.
The blast took place behind the compound of the Cooperative building near the main town while some carpenters were sleeping.
“No one was hurt during the blast and we are trying to ascertain as to who was behind the blast. For now no one has come forward to claim responsibility. We are currently investigating the matter though we are still trying to figure out the motive behind the act,” said Ringrang TG Momin, the SP of EGH.
The SP further said that the intensity was really low with even the shack made of tin hardly being impacted other than a small dent.
Further there have been no reports of any extortion demands made prior to the blast as per reports.