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Mahabodhi Temple Blasts

Jul 07, 2013, 14:45 PM IST
A security officer inspects the site of an explosion on the campus of the Mahabodhi Temple, the Buddhist Great Awakening temple, in Bodhgaya.
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A security officer inspects the site of an explosion on the campus of the Mahabodhi Temple, the Buddhist Great Awakening temple, in Bodhgaya.

A security officer inspects the site of an explosion on the campus of the Mahabodhi Temple, the Buddhist Great Awakening temple, in Bodhgaya.
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A security officer inspects the site of an explosion on the campus of the Mahabodhi Temple, the Buddhist Great Awakening temple, in Bodhgaya.

A security officer inspects the site of an explosion as blood lies splattered around the Bodhi tree, under which Buddha is believed to have achieved enlightenment, at the premise of the Mahabodhi Temple.
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A security officer inspects the site of an explosion as blood lies splattered around the Bodhi tree, under which Buddha is believed to have achieved enlightenment, at the premise of the Mahabodhi Temple.

Novice Buddhist monks wait outside the Tergar Monastery, the site of an explosion, in Bodhgaya, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Patna, the capital of the eastern Indian state of Bihar.
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Novice Buddhist monks wait outside the Tergar Monastery, the site of an explosion, in Bodhgaya, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Patna, the capital of the eastern Indian state of Bihar.

Buddhist monks and security officers walk after an explosion on the campus of the Mahabodhi Temple, the Buddhist Great Awakening temple, in Bodhgaya.
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Buddhist monks and security officers walk after an explosion on the campus of the Mahabodhi Temple, the Buddhist Great Awakening temple, in Bodhgaya.

A Buddhist monk is carried on a stretcher for treatment after he was injured in an explosion in Bodhgaya, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Patna, the capital of the eastern Indian state of Bihar.
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A Buddhist monk is carried on a stretcher for treatment after he was injured in an explosion in Bodhgaya, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Patna, the capital of the eastern Indian state of Bihar.

A Buddhist monk is carried on a stretcher for treatment after he was injured in an explosion in Bodhgaya, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Patna, the capital of the eastern Indian state of Bihar.
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A Buddhist monk is carried on a stretcher for treatment after he was injured in an explosion in Bodhgaya, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Patna, the capital of the eastern Indian state of Bihar.

Indian Buddhists and monks stage a silent protest against the series of blasts in Bodhgaya, in Kolkata.
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Indian Buddhists and monks stage a silent protest against the series of blasts in Bodhgaya, in Kolkata.

Paramilitary soldiers patrol the premises of the Taj Mahal in Agra.
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Paramilitary soldiers patrol the premises of the Taj Mahal in Agra.

A bomb squad member defuses a suspected timer fitted device at Bodhgaya, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Patna, the capital of the eastern Indian state of Bihar.
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A bomb squad member defuses a suspected timer fitted device at Bodhgaya, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Patna, the capital of the eastern Indian state of Bihar.

A bomb squad member defuses a suspected timer fitted device near a hotel in Bodhgaya, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Patna, the capital of the eastern Indian state of Bihar.
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A bomb squad member defuses a suspected timer fitted device near a hotel in Bodhgaya, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Patna, the capital of the eastern Indian state of Bihar.

Buddhists and monks stage a silent protest against the series of blasts in Bodhgaya, in Kolkata.
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Buddhists and monks stage a silent protest against the series of blasts in Bodhgaya, in Kolkata.

National Security Guards inspect the site of a blast at the Mahabodhi Temple or the great Awakening Temple complex, in Bodhgaya, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Patna, the capital of the eastern Indian state of Bihar.
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National Security Guards inspect the site of a blast at the Mahabodhi Temple or the great Awakening Temple complex, in Bodhgaya, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Patna, the capital of the eastern Indian state of Bihar.

National Security Guard soldier collects the evidence from the site a blast at the Mahabodhi Temple or the great Awakening Temple complex, in Bodhgaya.
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National Security Guard soldier collects the evidence from the site a blast at the Mahabodhi Temple or the great Awakening Temple complex, in Bodhgaya.

Activists of Hindu nationalist Vishwa Hindu Parishad, or World Hindu Council, hold a banner and shout slogans during a protest against a series of blasts in Bodh Gaya on Sunday, in Ahmadabad.
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Activists of Hindu nationalist Vishwa Hindu Parishad, or World Hindu Council, hold a banner and shout slogans during a protest against a series of blasts in Bodh Gaya on Sunday, in Ahmadabad.

Buddhist monks from Thailand offer prayers at the Mahabodhi or the Great Awakening Temple, in Bodh Gaya.
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Buddhist monks from Thailand offer prayers at the Mahabodhi or the Great Awakening Temple, in Bodh Gaya.