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2006 Varanasi bombings: Twin blasts that shook the holy city

East Coast Daily | 07/03/2022 06:01 PM | Click to read full article

Another blast occurred in the waiting room close to the travel office at the Varanasi Cantonment Railway Station, killing 11 people. Six bombs were apparently defused in different parts of the city, including a restaurant popular with tourists near the railway station.

The railway ministry has announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs 100,000 to the relatives of those killed in the blast at Varanasi's Cantonment railway station.