Indian Mujahideen Get Frisky With Bombs In Buddhist Temple, One Arrested, Two Sought
[IndiaToday] Sunday morning there were serial explosions inside and outside the Mahabodhi temple in Bihar -- four inside the temple complex and four outside between 5:30 and 5:58 a.m. Two monks were injured, one a national of Myanmar, the other of Tibet. Three other bombs were defused, one near a large statue, the other at the bus stand, the third in the afternoon at a nearby hotel.
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An alert has been sounded on the border between India and Nepal.
Police are probing links of a man held in Kolkota after being arrested Saturday with explosives to the banned terrorist outfit Indian Mujahideen. The IM is suspected of involvement in the Bodh Gaya bomb blasts, officials said. "Anwar Hussain Mullick, 42, was arrested from a bus stop in the heart of the city late on Saturday evening with explosives and fake Indian currency notes," a senior official of the Special Task Force said here Sunday.
Sketches of two additional suspects believed to be behind the blasts were released by police late Sunday evening.
Posted by: trailing wife 2013-07-08