Low-intensity blast in Patna, live bombs defused

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Patna, March 31: A low-intensity bomb blast took place here on Monday night. No casualties were, however, reported from the site of the blast. [Bombs recovered from Patna: 4 members escape]

Senior Superintendent of Police Jitendra Rana said the blast was a low-intensity one and that two live bombs were also found and defused later.


Six persons were killed while more than 80 were injured in a series of blasts that had rocked the Bihar capital on October 27, 2013, when a massive election rally of BJP's the then prime minister candidate Narendra Modi was held.

Also in July that year, a series of blasts had occurred in and around the Mahabodhi Temple complex in Bodh Gaya in Bihar. Five persons, including two Buddhis monks, were injured in the blasts.

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