Islamic terrorist attack in Jaipur, 35 died

published on May 13, 2008

JAIPUR:  Jaipur, the Pink City of India has been rocked by six blasts in five areas, killing at least 35 people and injuring 100.

Terrorists set off the powerful bomb blasts at crowded markets in Jaipur in a span of 20 minutes.

As many as 15 injured people have been taken to Sawai Madho hospital. The blasts have been confirmed by the military intelligence.

As per the Home Ministry sources, the blasts occurred at crowded market places of the city including Hawa Mahal, Johri Bazaar, Tripolia, Chandpol and Bari Choppad, which are thickly populated areas of Jaipur. The blasts took place between 7.15 pm and 7.45 pm.

Four of the blast sites are within the range of one km.

As per the sources, the Centre is sending National Security Guards to Jaipur.

Delhi, Mumbai and Uttar Pradesh have been put on high alert following the serial blasts.

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