Guwahati, August 10: Two persons including a woman sustained minor injuries while windowpanes of neighbouring building were shattered when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went at Iew Shillong, Laitumkhrah this afternoon.
The proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) has claimed responsibility for the Improvised Explosion Device (IED)
A bomb disposal squad of Meghalaya police arrived at the spot to take stock of the situation. Senior police officials including Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), I. Nongrang, SP of East Khasi Hills, Sylvester Nongtnger and Deputy Commissioner, Isawanda Laloo also rushed to the spot.
Meanwhile, SP, East Khasi Hills, Sylvester Nongtnger confirmed that it was an IED blast that went off around 1.30 pm in which two persons suffered minor injury.
East Shillong MLA, Ampareen Lyngdoh has demanded a probe into the blast alleging major intelligence lapse.