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Investigators grope for leads in Bodhgaya serial blasts case

Unfazed by the attack,thousands of people stood in queue to visit the shrine.

Investigating agencies have not been able to find any lead in the Bodhgaya serial blasts case which injured two monks on Sunday morning.

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There are also reports that the National Investigating Agency (NIA) may take over the probe. Yesterday,investigators groped for definite leads from the CCTV footage of the serial explosions even as they detained a man in connection with the terror attack.

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A day after the near coordinated 10 serial explosions,the historic Mahabodhi temple was reopened for public at 6 PM after special prayers by monks. Unfazed by the attack,thousands of people stood in queue to visit the shrine.

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As a team of investigators from NIA,NSG and other agencies searched for clues in the multiple blasts,Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said a proposal will be made to the Centre to ask CISF to take over the security of the shrine which was declared a UNESCO heritage site in 2002.

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A team of the National Security Guard (NSG),which picked up samples from the area,has sent a preliminary report to the Union Home Ministry,saying the low-intensity bombs worked like improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and were triggered through analog clock timers. The bombs contained a mix of ammonium nitrate and sulphur and were neatly packed in small cylinders,the report said.