Bengaluru: Church street blasts accused relied on DIY bomb manual

Bengaluru, Apr 25: A 12 page document titled an easy way to make a bomb is now part of the evidence that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has placed on record in connection with the Bengaluru Church Street Blasts.

Alamzeb Afridi, an accused in the Church Street Blasts case is alleged to have relied on this manual to prepare the bomb.

Blasts accused relied on DIY bomb manual

The same document has been found with 12 others who were part of the alleged ISIS module that the NIA had busted recently.

The document gives instructions on how to make a bomb with ease. This manual has become quite popular as it helps operatives assemble the bomb with household materials and minimal expertise.

An easy way to make a bomb:

The document which was shared between these persons through a messaging service is quite popular among several operatives. The same document has been used by other terror groups and operatives in different parts of the world.

Such documents are extremely popular. Unlike the earlier days where terror groups would hold sessions to train youth on making bombs, today the scenario has changed completely. Each of these operatives rely on a do it yourself style.

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There is plenty of information available online on how to prepare bombs. These operatives also circulate such documents around. What is being witnessed these days is that operatives are relying on material which teaches them how to make bombs with minimal material.

In the Church Street bomb, the forensic reports has found the presence of potassium and sulphur. The NIA will produce this document as part of the evidence.

The NIA took over the Church Street blasts case from the Bengaluru police following a notification by the Union Home Ministry.

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