PM Manmohan Singh condemns terror strike at Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya

New Delhi Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today strongly condemned the terror strike on the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya and said such attacks on religious places will "never be tolerated".

"The Prime Minister has strongly condemned the blasts in around the sacred Mahabodhi Temple at Bodhgaya. He has said that our composite culture and traditions teach us respect for all religions and such attacks on religious places will never be tolerated," a Prime Minister's Office release said.

The Prime Minister also wished speedy recovery to the people injured in the attack.

Nine serial blasts took place inside and outside the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya early this morning in which two people were injured.

Congress General Secretary and communication department in-charge Ajay Maken said, "We condemn this horrific incident in Bodhgaya. I urge the state government and other agencies to bring the guilty to justice as soon as possible. We also wish speedy recovery to all the injured."

Story First Published: July 07, 2013 12:00 IST

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