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Terror makes a comeback in Pune

Last updated on: February 14, 2010 00:10 IST

Image: The German Bakery at Koregaon Park
Photographs: Reuters

Nine people were killed and 32 others, including five to six foreigners, injured in a bomb explosion that ripped apart a popular bakery near a Jewish prayer house in Pune on Saturday.

Text: Rohan Jagan in Pune

Terror makes a comeback in Pune

Image: People gather near German Bakery after the blast
Photographs: Reuters
Police sources said five out of the nine deceased victims are foreign nationals, but their nationalities have not been confirmed yet.

Terror makes a comeback in Pune

Image: Policemen rushed to the site
Photographs: Reuters
Preliminary reports indicate that another bag of explosives has been found at the site.

Terror makes a comeback in Pune

Image: An injured victim being treated at a Pune hospital
Photographs: Reuters
According to sources, on October 12, 2009, the Centre had issued an advisory to the Pune police and district administration, citing a terror threat to the city.