What’s In The Briefcase...
- The investigating agencies have, till going to press, not zeroed in on any terror group
- HuJI, Indian Mujahideen separately claim responsibility. Investigators suspect this could be a smokescreen.
- PETN, ammonium nitrate, TNT used in briefcase bomb
- Preliminary investigations suggest one terrorist had queued up for an entry pass. The idea was to plant the bomb inside the court premises and not at the reception.
- Queue was too long so briefcase left near reception
On a normal day, the traffic on Shershah Road nudging past the Delhi High Court has an orderly madness to it. Traffic cops on duty blow an ear-piercing whistle to bring errant drivers to heel, lawyers in black robes dodge past cars moving at a pace that could easily be bested by the proverbial snail. That’s on a normal working day of the court. On a balmy September Wednesday, the entrance to the high court witnessed another species of madness, one that brought the traffic to a shattering halt.