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Bomb blast hits Indian holy city of Varanasi

A toddler has been killed and at least 20 people have been injured by a bomb explosion in the northern Indian holy city of Varanasi, officials say.

The bomb was hidden in a rubbish bin on the banks of the River Ganges, near the Vishwanath temple, police said.

The injured included Hindu worshippers attending an evening prayer ceremony.

  • 07 Dec 2010