Assam-Mizoram, Feb 4: A school building was damaged in a powerful bomb the explosion in Hailakandi district of Assam near the state’s border with Mizoram, police said.

The blast took place at the Kachurthal area of the district damaging the Muliwala Lower Primary School.

No one was injured in the explosion which occurred in the early hours of Wednesday.

The police began investigating the incident but the identity of those involved in it is yet to be ascertained.

Security has been stepped up in the area, police said. The walls of the school building and its water tank were damaged in the blast.

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