Five blasts inside Mahabodhi temple in Bihar's Bodhgaya district

Sunday, 07 July 2013 - 8:44


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.