Bodhgaya : Bomb scare near Mahabodhi temple,unclaimed bag found near the temple,bomb disposal squad at location pic.twitter.com/QpMnhR1t5R— ANI (@ANI_news) January 9, 2015
Earlier, a bomb explosion had rocked the city when a series of ten explosions injured five people. Three other devices were defused by the bomb disposal squads at a number of locations in Gaya.
The Mahabodhi Mahavihara is an important temple for Buddhists worldwide. The bombs exploded between 05:30 and 06:00 IST (00:30-01:00 UTC), concurrently with the Sutta chanting and meditation which begin the daily routine of the mahavihara.