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Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh

  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • Three bomb blasts rocked the cities of Lucknow, Varanasi and Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh within minutes of each other on Friday, killing at least 12 people on the spot and injuring several others.
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • The UP Police has put the death toll at 12 at the moment. In Varanasi alone, 5 have been reported dead and about 20 injured.
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • In Varasani, the blast occurred at a local court premises in the Cant Area during the busy court hour. Over 2,000 people were present in the court premises when the bomb went off.
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • According to unconfirmed reports two bombs went off simultaneously in Varanasi. Telecommunication systems have collapsed in the area.
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • A cycle-bomb is believed to have been used in the blast. Bangalore and New Delhi have been put on high alert in view o Friday prayers.
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • Policemen remove a bicycle, which was used in a blast, from the site as lawyers shout slogans in Lucknow.
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • Policemen and lawyers look at the site where a bomb exploded at civil courts, in Varanasi on Friday. (Pic courtesy: AP)
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • UP Intelligence sources have told CNN_IBN that Indian Mujahideen have the taken the responsibility of the blasts.
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • Intelligence Bureau sources tell CNN-IBN that blasts are somehow linked the arrest of three J-e-M terrorists earlier this week.
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh
  • Serial Blasts Hit Uttar Pradesh