Nine blasts at Bodh Gaya temple, confirms Shinde
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Last Updated: Sunday, July 07, 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 07, 2013, 15:56

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