Varanasi blast: Govt sends remains of explosives to forensic lab
New Delhi: The Government has sent the remains
of explosives found from the site of blast in Varanasi to a
forensic laboratory in Agra for examination.
"As per the latest information that we have received, the
investigators have not been able to find out the nature of the
explosives. The remains of the explosives have been sent for
examination to Agra and a report is expected within a day or
two," said U K Bansal, Secretary (Internal Security) in the
Union Home Ministry.
Bansal said central and state security agencies have not
been able to pin-point involvement of any particular group in
the yesterday`s blast.
"As regards involvement of any particular organisation, it
is too premature to say now. But we have an e-mail purportedly
sent by Indian Mujahideen, which originated in Mumbai and was
sent from a Wi-Fi network illegally. After that we have lost
threads of the mail.
"Police are on the job to find out whether the mail had
actually come from Mumbai or it was spoofed through Mumbai,"
Bansal said there was so far no information about any
arrest in the case.
To a question whether the Ministry plans to hand over the
probe to National Investigation Agency, Bansal said, "There is
no immediate plan to give the probe to NIA."
A child was dead and over 30 others sustained injuries in
a low-intensity blast at a crowded bathing ghat on the river
Ganga in Varanasi yesterday.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Manali: Heavy corruption found in environmental taxes
- UP Minister allegedly threatens, abuses Gonda businessman
- UP: Jammu-bound Muri Express derails in Kaushambi
- Five unmanned parachute-like objects spotted over Mumbai airport
- Aapke Sitare: Astro prediction for May 24, 2015
- Watch: Fast N Facts @ 7:30pm
- CBSE Board Class 12th Exam Results 2015 declared
- Dawood's intercepted phone calls prove yet again he is in Pakistan
- Jaipur girl Mini Rajpal wins Miss India Deaf 2015!
- One year of Modi govt: How satisfied is the common man?
- Mumbai architecture creates double decker bus from scrap!
- Delhi's 2015 CBSE Class 12 topper M Gayatri talks to Zee Media
- One year of Modi govt: How satisfied is the common man? Part-2
- One year of Modi govt: PM addresses mega rally in Mathura
- No respite from heat for next three days: IMD
- IPL 2015 Final: MI vs CSK - As it happened...
- CBSE.nic.in 12th XII Results 2015: CBSE Board (cbseresults.nic.in) Class 12th XII Exam Results 2015 to be announced on May 25
- Heatwave claims over 550 lives so far, Delhi saw hottest day
- IPL 2015 final: Mumbai Indians thrash Chennai Super Kings by 41 runs to lift second title
- LIVE - Cbse.nic.in & cbseresults.nic.in Class 12th XII Results 2015: CBSE Board Class 12th XII Exam Results 2015 to be announced shortly
- Cbse.nic.in & cbseresults.nic.in Class 12th XII Results 2015: CBSE Board Class 12th XII Exam Results 2015 declared
- Check cbseresults.nic.in for CBSE Class 12 result 2015
- Two dead, over 100 injured as Muri Express derails in UP; Prabhu announces Rs 2 lakhs ex-gratia for kin of dead
- Mathura rally: PM Modi slams 'corrupt' UPA regime, lauds NDA govt's efforts in past one year
- CBSE Class 12 results out: Here's how you can check
- PM Narendra Modi's Mathura rally: As it happened
- Check WBBSE (wbresults.nic.in) Class 12th Results: West Bengal Board (wbscvet.org) Higher Secondary Class XII Vocational Results to be declared today at 4 PM
- Public rally on 100 days of AAP govt: As it happened
- CBSE Board 12th XII Results 2015: Cbse.nic.in & cbseresults.nic.in Class 12th XII Exam Results 2015 to be announced today at 12 Noon
- CBSE XII Results 2015: 12th board exam results to be declared tomorrow