September 7, 2011 by staff
Terror Delhi, At least 11 dead and 91 injured after explosion peple a high intensity bomb outside the Delhi High Court on Wednesday morning. The bomb, apparently a combination of ammonium nitrate and pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN) was planted in a briefcase, exploded at 10:14 a.m. outside Gate No. 5 of the court, where more than 100 litigants had gathered to pass to enter the premises of the court.
Despite the terrorist group Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (Huji) has claimed responsibility for the blast, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Minister of Interior, P Chidambaram, would not confirm the claim made by the team terror.
“It’s too early to say which group is involved,” said Manmohan Singh.
Chidamabarm also said in the Lok Sabha that the terrorist group responsible for the cowardly attack that has not been identified.
An email sent from the ID email@example.com Huji said had carried out the explosion in revenge for the death penalty Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
What made the planting of the bomb in one of the highest security was an easy job that there were no CCTV cameras installed at the door. Even metal detectors and scanners were not working on homework monitoring and search hundreds of litigants, lawyers and visitors a difficult task for the security personnel.
Unlike most of the recent bombings, the terrorist attack in the High Court held in the morning and the day was also carefully chosen Wednesday is one of the worst days of judicial affairs, and that is the day in public interest litigation (PIL) are presented.
The investigations of the explosion carried out by the National Research Agency (NIA). NIA chief SC Sinha announced that a team of 20 officers investigating the case.
Meanwhile, the Delhi Police on Wednesday released the sketch of the suspects in the explosion that took place outside the High Court of Delhi. One suspect is around 26 years old and 5 “9 ‘tall, while the second suspect is believed that about 50 years.
What is more worrying is that the explosion took place in a high security area with the Parliament, the Prime Minister and the Gateway of India in the neighborhood and comes less than four months after an explosion occurred outside the complex.
The injured were taken to the Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Safdarjung and Lok Nayak Jay Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital with some of them reportedly in critical condition.
“Four people were seriously injured,” said Chidambaram.
Of the 91 injured, 74 people were discharged after first aid wer in different hospitals, while 17 people were discharged from the clinic Delhi High Court itself.
Both the Prime Minister and Interior Minister visited the wounded at the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital on Wednesday.
“We have some clues about the explosion today, but it is too early to say which group is behind it. There are weaknesses in our security and terrorists take advantage of them, we must overcome these,” Manmohan Singh, who arrived New Delhi after his two-day visit to Bangladesh, said after meeting with the wounded and asked about your medical condition.
Singh, who arrived in New Delhi after his two-day visit Bangladesh, brought the wounded and asked about your medical condition.
“The doctors are doing everything possible to save their lives.’s Detailed forensic examination of the reports is likely that the available science for tomorrow. In addition to the core team of 20 people, NIA has delegated a team of support of 17 officers and soldiers to assist in the investigation. Delhi Police are working with the National Information and team is carrying out several key tasks that are assigned to them. The experts in bomb attacks that have been called Gujarat FSL also closely examine the place the explosion and is likely to reach the critical evidence regarding the nature of the explosion soon, “Chidambaram said after a visit to the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital Wednesday night.
The Indian government announced that Rs 4 lakh would be given as compensation to the families who have lost adult members and Rs 1.5 lakh to the families who have lost their children. The seriously injured will get Rs 1 lakh and 50,000 rupees will be given to those who suffered minor injuries. Those with permanent disability in 2-lakh rupees explosion.
Wednesday’s attack was the worst terrorist attack in the capital since the triple blasts September 13, 2008 that killed 25 people. September 13, 2008 the series of explosions rocked Karol Bagh, Connaught Place and Greater Kailash in the capital where more than 150 people were injured.
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