New Delhi: Bomb Blast outside High Court

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New Delhi, Sep 7: 5:00 PM:

Based on the few eye-witnesses, Delhi Police released sketches of two suspects of the High Court blast. One is around 26-year-old and another one is 50-year-old. [See sketches of the suspects]

2:20 PM:

PM Congress' general secretary, Rahul Gandhi reached RML Hospital to visit the injured persons. Slogans against the the young leader cornered Rahul.
[HuJI responsible for Delhi High Court Blast 2011?

1.53 PM:

President Patil condemns the attack. [Delhi Blast 2011: Security raised across all metro stations]

1.44 pm:

Delhi CM, Sheila Dikshit visits blast site assures treatment to all injured, Rs 4 lakh announced for the kin of those who lost adult family member and Rs 1.5 lakh to those who lost minor. ["Man with briefcase", suspect of blast?]

1.34 PM:

MHA Sources reveal that chemical analysis of the report will likely be out by evening. [Read: Intelligence agencies 'clueless'; Home Ministry fumes]

1.32 PM:

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gives statement, says, "We will not succumb."

1:13 PM:

P Chidambaram reaches blast site. [Read: Chidambaram's Home rattled]

[Read the complete history of 13/7 2011 Mumbai Blasts]

12:43 PM:

P Chidambaram, LK Advani make a statement in Lok Sabha. Blast took place outside reception centre, said Chidambaram. Number of injured moves up to 65. [Read:PC makes statement on Delhi HC blast].

12:37 PM:

Nation wide alert issued by Home Ministry after Delhi High Court bomb blast.

Helpline numbers for RML and Safdarjung hospital:

RML- 011-23744721, 23365525

Safdarjung- 011-26707444

12:27 AM:

10 people are serious.

12:23 PM:

Sources reveal that there was a bomb scare in a South Delhi college.


Sources confirm it is a terror attack.

11:50 AM:

Number of deaths gone upto 11.

11:45 AM:

P Chidambaram to confirm if the blast is a terror blast.

11:27 AM:

Sources claim that it was a medium intensity IED blast

11:22 AM:

The court has been closed.

11:18 AM:

Casualties have gone up to 45 and 9 people have been confirmed dead, said RK Singh, Union Home Secretary.

11:09 AM:

Ammonium nitrate was used claimed DG of NSG. Delhi, Mumbai on high alert.


Special Home Secretary confirmed that 4 people have been dead so far. NSG teams have been sent to the blast site.

11:04 AM:

According to Union Home Ministry official U K Bansal, the blast was a low intensity one. Reports suggest that 30 people have been injured so far.

11:01 AM:

The bomb was placed in a briefcase which was kept near the parking lot, where people were waiting in queue to get passes to enter the high court premises.


Reports suggest atleast 100-200 people were waiting in queue to get passes to get entry into the court complex.


Most of the causalities reported are lawyers. The explosion occurred near the parking lot. The condition of the causalities is believed to be grave.

10:50 AM:

Forensic teams have been rushed to the spot and the police have cordoned off the area.


Eyewitnesses claim that at least 5 people have been killed so far.

10:38 AM:

Media report suggest that the explosion was not a low intensity one.

A bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court have left at least 24 people injured, said reports. [Read: A(nother) Wednesday: A cursed terror day for Delhi, Mumbai?]

Two fire tenders have been sent to the spot and the explosion took place outside Gate number 5 at 10.17 am.

The injured are being taken to RML and Safdarjung Hospital.

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