“There was some damage to the staircases near the Bodhi Tree, and some windowpanes were broken,” Bhikshu Chalinda, the senior monk at the temple, said in a telephone interview from Bodh Gaya.

In New Delhi, Home Secretary Anil Goswami characterized the explosions as a terrorist attack, though investigators had not identified any suspects or possible motives, and no one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombings.

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