The faction of the United Liberation Front of Assam led by Paresh Baruah has claimed responsibility for the blast outside a shopping mall on Zoo Road, injuring several people on Wednesday.
In Assam, a suspected grenade blast has been reported at Zoo Road in capital Guwahati a short while ago.
Eight persons have been injured. They have been admitted to Guwahati Medical college and hospital.
Police said that the blast has been reported in a vehicle. Senior police officials have reached the spot. Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal has condemned the blast.
Banned outfit ULFA ( Independence ) has claimed the responsibility for the blast. Further details are awaited.