Police find similarity between Delhi and Tripura blasts

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Agartala, Oct 2 (UNI) Tripura Director General of Police Pranay Sahay today asserted that there was similarity between yesterday's serial bomb blasts here and those of different parts of the country, including Delhi.

Talking to media here, Mr Sahay said, '' In initial investigation so far, neither have we been able to pinpoint involvement of any group/outfit nor has any outfit claimed responsibility for the blasts, but preliminary test reveals that Ammonium Nitrate and fuel oil were used to make the bombs. '' The DGP admitted that there was a general preventive advice from the intelligence agencies and the state government had tried to act on those.

He indicated that the authorities would enhance the intelligence network.

He stated that the state government had handed over yesterday's serial blast case to CID and informed that five separate cases were registered in two police stations of Agartala in connection with the incident.

Mr Sahay pointed out that a two-member National Security Guard (NSG) team, headed by Major Karambir, and another team, headed by Dr Kuila, Central Forensic Laboratory, Kolkata, arrived the state this morning and were assisting state CID in investigation. There was no death in the blasts, he said adding 74 people were injured, four of them critically, while a person was shifted to Guwahati for better treatment.

However, police had not yet arrested anybody so far but were interrogating six people in this connection.


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