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Nine blasts at Bodh Gaya temple, confirms Shinde

Last Updated: Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 15:56

New Delhi: Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Sunday said that nine blasts went off at the Mahabodhi temple area in Bihar`s Bodh Gaya town. Two live bombs were successfully defused, he said.
Talking to reporters, the home minister said four of nine bombs went off in the temple complex, three in a monastery nearby, one near the statue of Buddha, and another near a tourist bus.
"Two live bombs were detected and defused," Shinde said.

Two monks were injured the terror attacks, which occurred early on Sunday morning.


First Published: Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 15:56
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