Series of blasts rock Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya

Bodhgaya, July 7 (ANI): Two people have been injured in a series of blasts inside the Mahabodhi temple in Bihar's Bodhgaya district this morning.

According to reports, the first blast took place inside the temple complex shortly after 5 a.m., followed by seven successive explosions.

Another bomb was reportedly found near the temple, and was defused.

The police and security forces are combing the area. Meanwhile, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has left for Bodhgaya for an on the spot assessment of the situation.

According to television reports, there is no damage to the temple complex in the blast.

Further details are awaited. (ANI)


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