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2006-03-09 07:23:19

By Sharat Pradhan VARANASI, India (Reuters) - Indian police released sketches on Thursday of two men wanted in connection with bomb blasts that killed 15 people in one of Hinduism's holiest cities, an attack claimed by Kashmiri separatists.

2006-03-09 03:00:31

By Sharat Pradhan VARANASI, India (Reuters) - The northern Indian city of Varanasi showcased its standing as one of the country's most vibrant pilgrimage centers on Thursday, two days after bomb blasts killed 15 people and triggered protests.

2006-03-08 06:39:04

By Sharat Pradhan VARANASI, India (Reuters) - India's ancient holy city of Varanasi shut down on Wednesday in a protest against bomb blasts in a Hindu temple and a railway station which killed 15 people, but there was no sectarian backlash.

2006-03-08 01:24:48

By Sharat Pradhan VARANASI, India (Reuters) - Armed police in India mounted vigil in Varanasi and Hindu groups called for a strike but the streets of the ancient holy city where bomb blasts killed 15 people were calm on Wednesday despite fears of a backlash.

2006-03-07 21:30:00

Armed police mounted vigil at temples and public places across India on Wednesday and leaders appealed for calm as Hindu groups called for a strike in a northern state to protest against bomb blasts that killed 15.

2006-03-07 11:19:09

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - At least 15 people were killed and 60 wounded in three explosions in the north Indian Hindu pilgrimage city of Varanasi on Tuesday, police said. "Fifteen people have died and about 60 are injured.

2006-03-07 11:27:33

By Sharat Pradhan LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - At least 15 people were killed and scores wounded in a series of explosions which hit the Hindu pilgrimage city of Varanasi in northern India within a span of 45 minutes on Tuesday, police said.

2006-03-07 11:05:19

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - At least 15 people were killed and 60 wounded in three explosions in the north Indian Hindu pilgrimage city of Varanasi on Tuesday, police said. "Fifteen people have died and about 60 are injured.

2006-03-07 09:38:05

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - At least four people were killed and over a dozen wounded in two separate explosions on Tuesday in the Hindu pilgrimage town of Varanasi in northern India, police said. Television reports said up to 12 may have died.

2006-03-07 09:20:42

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - At least four people were killed and 17 wounded in explosions on Tuesday in the north Indian Hindu pilgrimage city of Varanasi, police said. "So far four people have died, 17 are hospitalized with injuries," V.N.


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