Agartala Blasts

  • Agartala serial blasts case: Police arrest one October 14, 2008

    New Delhi: The police have arrested one person in the Agartala blasts case. The accused, Bikas Deb Burman is a member of the banned outfit, All-Tripura Tiger Force. Police claim that Burman has confessed to setting off the bombs with a mobile phone and has also acknowledged that the explosives...
  • HuJI link suspected in Agartala blasts October 3, 2008

    Agartala: Preliminary investigations into the serial blasts in Agartala on Wednesday night suggest the use of ammonium nitrate and kerosene. Security agencies also say that they suspect the blasts may have been triggered to avenge the killing of seven alleged Harkat-ul-Jehad-al-Islami (HuJI) cadres in Assam. People of Tripura have learnt to...
  • Centre had warned Tripura | Five blasts | Pics October 2, 2008

    New Delhi: Little over 12 hours since terror struck Tripura's capital city Agartala, the Centre claims that it had given the state intelligence about the Agartala bombings. Minister of State for Home, Sriprakash Jaiswal said, "Prior warning was given to the state government before the blasts." Four people have...
  • Agartala on terror map as 5 blasts rock city | Pics October 2, 2008

    Tripura: Tripura's capital Agartala is the latest city to be rocked by a series of bomb blasts. There were five blasts on Wednesday evening killing two people and injuring 70 others. All the injured have been admitted to GB Hospital where reportedly the condition of 10 of those injured is serious. All...
  • First pictures: Terror kills festive spirit in Agartala October 2, 2008

    At least two people were killed and about 70 injured when five bombs blasts took place within half an hour in Agartala. ...
  • Five blasts rock Agartala; 2 dead, 70 injured October 2, 2008

    New Delhi: At least two people were killed and about 70 injured when five low intensity bomb blasts took place in Agartala on Wednesday evening, police said. The bombs went off in GB Bazaar, MG Bazaar, Radhanagar Bus Stand and Palace Compound within a span of about 30 minutes. The first...