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Gujarat DFS assisting in Pune blast probe

Last Updated: Monday, February 15, 2010 - 23:17

Ahmedabad: A team from the Directorate of
Forensic Science (DFS), Gandhinagar, is assisting the National
Investigation Agency (NIA) in the Pune blast probe, DFS
sources said today.

Sources said a three-member team led by Assistant
director M S Dahiya visited Pune at NIA`s request to assist in
the investigation.

The team examined the blast site and collected samples
which would be analysed at the DFS laboratory here to
ascertain the type of explosives used in the blast.

DFS sources said the final report would be sent to NIA
as soon as possible.

Nine people were killed and nearly 60 others injured
in the blast triggered by suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba and Indian
Mujahideen operatives at the German bakery in Koregaon Park
area in Pune on Saturday evening.

Bureau Report

First Published: Monday, February 15, 2010 - 23:17

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