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Two low intensity bomb blasts rock Taj city Agra

Last Modified Saturday, 18 March 2017 (12:20 IST)
Agra: A day after a threat was received to damage the 17th century monument Taj Mahal, two low intensity blasts was reported near Cantonment today. However, no one was injured in the explosions. Police said the first blast occurred in a garbage dumping tractor while the second one at the terrace of a house, which was adjacent to the railway station.

The first explosion took place at around 0500 hrs in a plumber's house near the railway station while second one took place 45 minutes later. Police have begun an investigation into the incident. It is not yet clear as to what caused the blasts. ?
The blasts took place a day after reports sounded an alert of a possible threat to the Taj Mahal, the 17th century world heritage monument, from the terror outfit ISIS. Police had increased patrolling and mounted an extra vigil near the Yamuna river yesterday. (UNI)
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