New Delhi: Bomb Blast outside High Court

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Delhi High Court
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.

11:59AM:

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.

11:06AM:

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.

10:56AM:

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

10:54AM:

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.

10:43AM:

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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