Vicky Nanjappa

Journalism for Vertebrates®

Coimbatore: With 75 kg explosives in store, radical Islamists planned a catastrophe against Hindus

Looking at the material that has been recovered and the digital evidence, it suggests that these radical Islamist elements were in the process of carrying out more blasts, and prima facie it appears that their primary target was the Hindu community.

New Delhi, Oct 27: It was a close shave on Sunday when a suspected suicide bomber in Coimbatore died near a temple when the cylinder he was carrying in his car exploded.

While the police was tight-lipped about the motive at first, it has gone on to slap relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and more importantly the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act or UAPA in the case. This has in turn prompted the Tamil Nadu government to recommend a probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

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