Samjauta blasts took place about 100 kilometers from New Delhi in Deewana near Panipat on February 19, 2007, killing 64 people, including many Pakistani nationals. It is believed that the explosions are set off by IEDs in two of the train's coaches as it was heading towards the Attari Railway station near Lahore.
Col Purohit is currently in police custody in Maharashtra after he was arreseted by the Mumbai Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) for his alleged connection with the Sept 28, 2007 Malegaon bomb blast case. He is the first ever serving army officer arrested in connection with the terrorist activities and for links with Hindu extremist organisations.
OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)