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NIA team arrives in Bodh Gaya to probe serial blasts

An NIA Team On Sunday Arrived In Bodh Gaya To Probe The Terror Attack At The World Famous Mahabodhi Temple And Adjoining Areas, A Police Officer Said.

PTI | Updated on: 07 Jul 2013, 08:59:42 PM


An NIA team on Sunday arrived in Bodh Gaya to probe the terror attack at the world famous Mahabodhi temple and adjoining areas, a police officer said.

The five-member NIA team comprising a DIG and two SPs reached here by a special plane from New Delhi and drove straight to the Mahabodhi temple to start investigations, Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Gaya Range, Nayyar Hasnain Khan, said.

None of the NIA officials spoke to the waiting media and briskly walked towards the famous Buddhist shrine.

Nine serial blasts, four of them in Mahabodhi temple, had rocked the temple town earlier today leaving two monks injured.

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First Published : 07 Jul 2013, 08:58:00 PM