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Blasts at Indian Buddha shrines, at least 2 injured

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A series of blasts has shaken India's holiest Buddhist shrine, where the Buddha himself is said to have gained enlightenment, BBC reports.

Two people were injured in nine explosions in the Bodhgaya temple complex, in northern Bihar state.

Police described the bombs as low-intensity timed devices. Windows and one door in the complex were damaged.
The Indian government said the blasts were a terror attack. No group has said it was responsible.

Witnesses said some of the bombs exploded close to the Bodhi tree, thought to be a descendent of the one that the Buddha sat under, according to tradition.

The Bodhgaya complex is one of the oldest Buddhist sites in India, and was listed by Unesco in 2002.

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