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Bodh Gaya serial blasts a terror attack: Home Ministry

PTI  New Delhi, July 07, 2013
First Published: 10:43 IST(7/7/2013) | Last Updated: 10:45 IST(7/7/2013)

Serial explosions inside andoutside Mahabodhi temple in Bihar were a terror attack, the Home Ministry said on Sunday as it sent NIA and NSG teams for investigations.

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"It was a terror attack," Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami told PTI.

He, however, said so far no group has claimed responsibility for the multiple blasts and investigations were on.

Goswami said four blasts took place inside the temple complex while four occurred outside.

The Home Secretary said teams from National Investigation Agency and National Security Guard comprising explosive experts were sent to Bihar to help the police in collection of evidence and assist in investigation.

Two people were injured in the serial blasts early this morning in the temple town of Bodh Gaya.


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