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13 bombs were planted in Mahabodhi temple complex: Shinde

PTI  Talegaon, July 08, 2013
First Published: 19:11 IST(8/7/2013) | Last Updated: 19:13 IST(8/7/2013)

As many as 13 bombs wereplanted inside the Mahabodhi temple complex in Bodh Gaya of which ten had exploded injuring two monks, home minister Sushilkumar Shinde said on Monday.

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"Today, I have the information of 10 blasts. A total of 13 bombs were placed there. I will not go into details where they were kept and all. Two persons have been injured; 50-year-old Dorji and Bala Sanga (30)," Shinde told reporters in Talegaon.

Shinde was speaking on the sidelines of a function for inauguration of a hospital of Central Reserve Police Force in Talegaon, about 100 kilometers from Pune.

Ten serial blasts had rocked the Bodh Gaya temple town on Sunday with the world famous Mahabodhi temple facing the brunt of the terror attack as four blasts took place in shrine premises.


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