Pune Serial Blasts

  • Pune blasts: Home Minister Shinde to visit sites August 4, 2012

    Darjeeling: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said that he would visit Pune, which was rocked by serial blasts on August 1, on Saturday. "I am going to Pune tomorrow," Shinde told reporters who sought his comment that there were four blasts at Pune after he took over as union...
  • Pune blasts: Callous cops mishandle key evidence August 3, 2012

    Pune: The four blasts that hit a kilometre-long stretch in Pune may have been of low intensity but have managed to shake up the administration and citizenry. However, even as investigators from various security agencies have started probing what has been confirmed as a planned and coordinated act, photographs indicate...
  • Sketches of two Pune blasts suspects prepared August 3, 2012

    Pune: The Maharashtra Police have prepared sketches of two persons who may have planted explosives in Pune as investigators suspect the involvement of at least three persons in executing the August 1 serial bomb blasts in Pune. "The sketches of two persons who could be bomb planters are ready. It will...
  • Pune blasts: Forensic report likely today August 3, 2012

    Pune: Forensic science lab report on nature of explosives used in Pune serial blasts is likely to come out on Friday. Unconfirmed reports on Thursday said ammonium nitrate might have been used in the blasts. The Maharashtra ATS is also likely to release sketches of suspects on Friday. Two of...
  • Is Maharashtra a soft target for terrorists? August 3, 2012

    Mumbai: All the three cycles, upon which the bombs were placed in Wednesday's Pune serial blasts, were bought on the same day, according to sources. The police have identified the trader who sold the cycles, and have also questioned nine major cycle-sellers and distributors. The investigators are looking closely at...
  • Pune blasts probe hints at Indian Mujahideen August 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The explosive material used by terrorists to trigger coordinated serial bomb blasts in Pune was ammonium nitrate, according to a preliminary forensic examination. Official sources privy to the investigations said on Thursday night that ammonium nitrate, which has been often used by banned terrorist outfits like Indian Mujahideen, was...
  • Pune blasts: Terror angle being probed, says Patil August 2, 2012

    Pune: Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil on Thursday said investigating agencies were probing all angles to determine whether any terror outfit was behind the low intensity serial bomb blasts that rocked the city on Wednesday night. "Whether it was a terrorist act or not will be determined only after proper investigations...