Fire crackers burst on train tracks in Assam

Goalpara, Aug 15 (PTI) Fire crackers kept inside a tin on the railway tracks by miscreants burst at Darrangiri in lower Assam's Goalpara district early this morning but none was injured.The fire crackers exploded around 2 am causing the people to assume that an improvised explosive devise (IED) had burst on the B G tracks, district additional superintendent of police Pradip Kumar Brahma told PTI.Denying media reports about a minor explosion of an IED on the railway tracks under Rongjuli police station, the police officer said, the crackers must have been planted by miscreants to create a fear psychosis among the people.Police patrolling was on to prevent subversive activities by insurgents in the district in view of Independence Day today, he added.