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Chennai blasts: Suspected ISI agent's role being probed

Posted on May 02 2014 | IBNS

Chennai, May 2 : Investigators on Friday said they are probing if suspected Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agent, who was arrested two days before the twin blasts in Chennai, had links with the attacks.

The Chennai Police on Thursday said they arrested Sri Lankan national Mohamed Zahir Hussain, 37,on Tuesday with a fake passport and counterfeit currencies.

He reportedly had links with a Pakistani ISI official based in Colombo.

He was later remanded to judicial custody.

However, the police had said they could not establish any links with Hussain and Thursday's twin blasts.

A woman was killed and at least 14 others were injured in two minor blasts in an express train at the Chennai Central Railway Station on Thursday morning.

According to reports, the blasts occurred around 7.30 am in the sleeper coaches S4 and S5 of the Bangalore-Guwahati Express as it entered platform number 9 of the station. Both coaches were damaged in the blasts.

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