India: major cities on high alert for possible bombings 02-22-13

Posted on February 23, 2013 • Filed under: India, Tourist Warning reported that India’s major cities have been put on high alert after two explosions killed at least 15 people and injured more than 100 others in the southern city of Hyderabad, according to Indian officials.
Investigators hunted on Friday for perpetrators of the twin bomb attacks near a cinema and a bus stand in a busy neighbourhood of the city, which has seen several disturbances in the recent past.
A blast outside a temple in 2000 killed two people, while in 2007, 40 people were killed in bombings in the city.Local police said they were trying to determine the cause of the explosions, as officials from the National Investigation Agency and commandos from the National Security Guard arrived from New Delhi to help with the investigation. Read Article

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