Five blasts inside Mahabodhi temple in Bihar's Bodhgaya district

Sunday, 07 July 2013 - 8:44

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Two people have been reportedly injured in a series of blasts in Mahabodhi temple in Bihar's Bodhgaya district.

 

The first blast took place at 5:15 am in the morning, followed by four more explosions inside the building complex.

 

Indian media reports say the blasts were of low-intensity and there have been no reports of any damage to the temple shrine.

 

The injured, reportedly a Buddhist monk and a pilgrim, have been rushed to a hospital.

 

The temple premises have been cordoned off. Reports say security have been beefed up in and around other religious sites of the district.