Two explosions in Agra, no injuries reported

Two crude bombs exploded on Saturday - one near the Agra Cantonment Railway station and another on the rooftop of a nearby house.

Amidst reports that the Taj Mahal would soon be targetted in a terrorist attack, at least two low-intensity blasts were reported this morning here. Security around Taj Mahal has also been beefed up considering the graphic image that emerged yesterday.

Outside the 500 metre security ring, police teams keep a strict watch on the movement of vehicles both on the western gate parking and the Shilpgram parking slot towards the eastern gate.

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The internal security in the Taj Mahal is provided by the Central Industrial Security Force.

No injury or loss of life was reported because of the explosions.

Security agencies say about 75 Indians have joined the IS. Taj Mahotsav is reminiscent of the gone days of the Mughal era during which the monument was built.

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The security arrangements around India's iconic monument of love was tightened on after the threats from the dreaded terror out Islamic State.

Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world and a popular tourist spot where hundreds come to visit the monument daily.

The graphic by the Ahwaal Ummat Media Center was posted on a channel of Telegram, the encrypted communication app, on March 14, according to Site Intelligence Group, which tracks jihadi activity on the web.

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The graphic features a man in combat gear, armed with an assault rifle and a rocket-propelled grenade standing near the Taj Mahal.

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