NEW DELHI, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Indian police have finger pointed a home grown terror group, the Indian Mujahideen (IM), as the mastermind of the serial blasts which hit Sunday the eastern Indian city Patner, state capital of Bihar, and killed six people and injuring over 80 others, said local TV reports on Monday.
Police said one of the two suspects arrested by police said the motive of the attack was to revenge the communal violence in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, where 40 people were killed in clashes between Muslims and Hindus in the town of Muzzafanagar, according to TV channel CNN-IBN.
A key IM operative, identified as Muhammed Tehseen Adkhtar, was believd to be behind the attacks and police are making a nationwide hunt of him, said the reports.
Meanwhile, one of the two suspects arrested by police died of injuries he suffered when he tried to explode a bomb, adding the number of death had risen to six, said police.
Indian police have raided some places in the neighboring state of Jharkhand over night to look for suspects involved in the bombing, on the basis of information they got from interrogation on the suspects, according to the reports.
The attacks took place when Indian opposition Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was making a campaign tour in Patna addressing tens of thousands of supporters in the city.
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