35 injured in three blasts in Agartala (Lead)

October 1st, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS  

Agartala, Oct 1 (IANS) Three bombs went off in this Tripura capital within a span of about 30 minutes Wednesday evening injuring at least 35 people, many of them seriously.The first bomb went off at the popular Gol Bazar, followed by two near-simultaneous blasts, one at the G.B. Market and another at a public bus stand, Tripura police spokesman Nepal Das told IANS.

He said those injured, including a number of women, were rushed to the G.B. Pant Medical College and Hospital here.

Police cordoned off the blast spots as shopkeepers downed shutters. No group had claimed responsibility for the blasts.

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