Pune blasts: Four taken into custody in Karnataka

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 15:04

Bellary (Karnataka): Four Kashmiri youths
have been taken into custody from nearby Hampi in connection
with the bomb blast in Pune that claimed 11 lives.

A police team from Pune detained the youths, engaged in
selling artefacts, at Virapura Gadde locality Tuesday,
police sources said today.

The sources said a search was on for three more persons in
connection with the blast, but refused to give details.

Over 40 hotels catering to foreign tourists visiting the
heritage town are located in Virapura Gadde.

Many foreign tourists staying in hotels in Virapuram Gadde
have started moving to hotels in other areas of Hampi due to
concerns about their safety in the wake of the Pune blasts,
they said.


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First Published: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 15:04

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