Jaipur serial blasts killed three of a Muslim family

May 15th, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by admin  

By Lokendra Singh
Jaipur, May 15 (ANI): Terrorism has no religion. The serial bomb blasts, which created havoc in old Jaipur on Tuesday, devastated a Muslim family that lost three of its daughters in the incident.
The bomb blasts suspected to have been carried out by Bangladesh-based terrorist outfit Haraka ul Jihad al Islami (HuJI) reportedly killed over 50, which included Liyaqat Ali familys three daughters aged 23, 15 and 11.
The three were the only children of Liyaqat Alis family. They had gone to the Chandpole Market near Hanuman Mandir to buy some books when bombs exploded. The family resides near Ghat gate.
According to the family members, the daughter of their eldest daughter has survived the blast and been admitted to the hospital.
“They were going to the market to make some purchasing but all of a sudden bomb exploded and they were killed. However, one little girl survived the blast who has been admitted to he hospital,” said Karim Moinuddin, one of the familys relatives.
The shocking incident has jolted the entire family. The death toll in the nine terror blasts that rocked the walled city area of Jaipur on Tuesday evening had risen to 64 while over 250 are being treated for injuries.
Meanwhile, National Security Guard (NSG) commandos have taken up the task of keeping vigil in the walled city to avert further incidents.
Jaipur administration has imposed a daytime curfew between 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. in 16 police station areas of the walled city. (ANI)

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