The death toll in Saturday's serial blasts in Ahmedabad city of western Indian state of Gujarat rose to 45 Sunday, according to the NDTV.
Indian security personnel patrol a street in Bhopal July 26, 2008. The death toll in Saturday's serial blasts in Ahmedabad city of western Indian state of Gujarat rose to 45 Sunday, according to the NDTV. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)
"The toll in the blasts that hit Ahmedabad has gone up to 45 with seven people dying overnight. The number of injured is 145," Gujarat's Health Minister Jainarayan Vyas said.
"As a precautionary measure Army has been called out and its personnel are conducting flag marches in sensitive areas of the city. At present the situation is under control", Additional Commissioner of Gujarat Police Mohan Jha said.
Meanwhile, another bomb was found in a garbage dump of a residential area Sunday morning.
A bomb squad has defused the explosive, which was fitted with a timer device in the city. There were several homes close by, which may have been affected had the bomb gone off.
Sixteen serial blasts occurred in a span of 60 to 70 minutes on Saturday evening in crowded market areas in Ahmedabad, leaving at least 29 dead and more than 100 injured on the spot.