Bodh Gaya blasts: watch the outrage in pictures

Gaya: The world famous Mahabodhi temple complex at  Bodh Gaya became the target of a major terror attack as nine serial blasts rocked the temple on Sunday. Two unexpoded live bombs were later defused.Four blasts
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India TV News Desk July 08, 2013 16:03 IST
Gaya: The world famous Mahabodhi temple complex at  Bodh Gaya became the target of a major terror attack as nine serial blasts rocked the temple on Sunday. Two unexpoded live bombs were later defused.



Four blasts took place inside the Mahabodhi temple complex and three occurred at the Terega monastery, while one each were triggered near an 80-feet-tall Buddha statue and a vacant tourist bus parked close to the temple complex.

The temple is about 130 kilometers south of Patna, the capital of  Bihar. Maha Bodhi temple was named a UNESCO world heritage site in 2002.

Buddhists from all over the world visit the temple, As this place is famous, where Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment. It has the holy Bodhi tree under which Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment.

The low-intensity blasts, triggered by suspected Indian Mujahideen operatives, occurred despite repeated intelligence alerts from central security agencies.These  blasts have triggered high security alerts around the nation.

Watch in pics how the terror attack caused outrage at the holy shrine:
 
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