Although no one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, sources in the Union Home Ministry say Pakistan-based Lashker-e-Toiba along with the local support of SIMI could be responsible.
Police sources in Bangalore however say the nature of the attack points at the Bangladesh outfit HuJI.
There are reports that a Karnataka police team left for Hyderabad on Friday night to interrogate an MBA student who was arrested on July 15 in the city. They hope to interrogate Mohammed Muqeemudin Yasir, brother of Raziuddin Nasir, who was arrested on January 29 on charges of organising terror-training camps in the forests near Hubli, Karnataka.
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The IT city, meanwhile, is on high alert after yesterday’s attack. Police have beefed up security in areas with high density of population, defence and space establishments, the State Secretariat, the High Court, IT firms, railway stations, the central bus station and the airport.
Crude bombs concealed near refugee camps, a drain and a bus shelter stuffed with nuts and bolts, exploded between 1:30 pm and 1:45 pm at Adugodi, Madivala, Nayandahalli, Mysore Road, Richmond Circle, Pantharapalya and Vittal Mallya Road. One explosion occurred later in the evening.