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Police yet to get any breakthrough in Delhi HC blast case

Police is yet to get any breakthrough in the explosion outside the Delhi High Court even as investigators conducted searches in an Uttar Pradesh locality to check whether the perpetrators bought chemicals from the market there.



New Delhi: Police is yet to get any
breakthrough in the explosion outside the Delhi High Court
even as investigators conducted searches in an Uttar Pradesh
locality to check whether the perpetrators bought chemicals
from the market there.
Sources said investigators conducted raids in Pilkhua
market to know about the sale of ammonium nitrate and
potassium chlorate which is commonly used in dying factories
there.

They said the police conducted searches in some houses
in Ashok Nagar area in Pilkhua where Pakistan-based terrorist
Abdul Karim Tunda used to live in a rented accommodation two
decades ago.

Two persons were detained in connection with the
low-intensity explosion outside the Delhi High Court three
days ago.

Delhi Police has been insisting that the explosion was
not aimed at causing major damage but to create scare. Sources
said the blast had the typical signatures of terror outfit
Indian Mujahideen.
Locals claimed that police picked up at least
six-seven youths from the locality for questioning, but there
was no official word in this regard.

Police had recovered some shrapnel, a battery-like
object and ammonium nitrate from the spot. The nails and bolts
were packed and a detonator was attached to the timer.

Sources said this pointed to the possible involvement
of Indian Mujahideen as the crude bomb had signatures of the
terror outfit`s methods. However, senior police officials
refused to confirm the involvement of the Indian Mujahideen.

PTI

From Zee News

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