In pics: Briefcase bomb blast at Delhi High Court

India | | September 7, 2011, 11:13 am
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UK Bansal, special home ministry secretary, said the blast was caused by a suspected bomb inside a briefcase. Several ambulances took away the injured to a nearby government hospital. Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm to allow Govt to collect information and make statement on bomb blast outside Delhi High Court.

UK Bansal, special home ministry secretary, said the blast was caused by a suspected bomb inside a briefcase. Several ambulances took away the injured to a nearby government hospital. Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm to allow Govt to collect information and make statement on bomb blast outside Delhi High Court.

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A man injured in bomb blast is brought to the RML hospital in New Delhi, September 7, 2011.  (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

A man injured in bomb blast is brought to the RML hospital in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

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The blast was well planned and of high intensity. Near-simultaneous triple bomb attacks in financial capital, Mumbai, in July killed 24 people. Police cordon off the site of a bomb blast outside the High Court in New Delhi September 7, 2011. REUTERS/B Mathur

The blast was well planned and of high intensity. Near-simultaneous triple bomb attacks in financial capital, Mumbai, in July killed 24 people. Police cordon off the site of a bomb blast outside the High Court in New Delhi September 7, 2011. REUTERS/B Mathur

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Gate No. 5 of the Delhi High Court is where the passes are made for the litigants. In this photo, a policeman looks on at the scene of a blast outside the High Court in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

Gate No. 5 of the Delhi High Court is where the passes are made for the litigants. In this photo, a policeman looks on at the scene of a blast outside the High Court in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

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A blast outside Gate No. 5, the busiest entrance to the Delhi High Court killed at least nine people and injured 45 on the morning of September 7. The blast outside the entrance of the High Court happened during early court business hours. Scores of lawyers in black coats were seen running from one of the main gates of the building.

A blast outside Gate No. 5, the busiest entrance to the Delhi High Court killed at least nine people and injured 45 on the morning of September 7. The blast outside the entrance of the High Court happened during early court business hours. Scores of lawyers in black coats were seen running from one of the main gates of the building.

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An injured is shifted at RML Hospital after a bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma

An injured is shifted at RML Hospital after a bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma

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An injured with his relatives at RML Hospital after a bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma

An injured with his relatives at RML Hospital after a bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma

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Relatives of victims of Delhi High Court bomb blast at RML Hospital in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma

Relatives of victims of Delhi High Court bomb blast at RML Hospital in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma

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A man injured in the bomb blast that took place outside the Delhi High Court, being treated at RML Hospital in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma

A man injured in the bomb blast that took place outside the Delhi High Court, being treated at RML Hospital in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma

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A relative of a victim of Delhi High Court bomb blast being consoled at RML Hospital in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma

A relative of a victim of Delhi High Court bomb blast being consoled at RML Hospital in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma

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An injured is shifted at RML Hospital after a bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma

An injured is shifted at RML Hospital after a bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma

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An NSG team investigating the site of the blast outside the Delhi High Court in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Subhav Shukla

An NSG team investigating the site of the blast outside the Delhi High Court in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Subhav Shukla

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Lawyers and bystanders wait behind the gate number 5 as police secure the scene of a blast outside the High Court in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. A bomb apparently hidden in a suitcase exploded Wednesday morning outside a crowded gate leading to the High Court in New Delhi, officials said. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

Lawyers and bystanders wait behind the gate number 5 as police secure the scene of a blast outside the High Court in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. A bomb apparently hidden in a suitcase exploded Wednesday morning outside a crowded gate leading to the High Court in New Delhi, officials said. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

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Forensic experts have reached the site and are examining forensic evidence. This is the second blast targeting the Delhi High Court in four months. In this photo, police secure the scene of a blast outside the High Court in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

Forensic experts have reached the site and are examining forensic evidence. This is the second blast targeting the Delhi High Court in four months. In this photo, police secure the scene of a blast outside the High Court in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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The nature and magnitude of the blast was immediately not known. In this photo, police officers stand guard at the scene of a blast outside the High Court in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

The nature and magnitude of the blast was immediately not known. In this photo, police officers stand guard at the scene of a blast outside the High Court in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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The explosion happened right outside the reception. In this photo, police secure the scene of a blast outside the High Court in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

The explosion happened right outside the reception. In this photo, police secure the scene of a blast outside the High Court in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

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The Delhi Police said that Gate No. 5 is one of the busiest areas of the Delhi High Court and have cordoned off the area. Police secure the scene of a blast outside the High Court in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer

The Delhi Police said that Gate No. 5 is one of the busiest areas of the Delhi High Court and have cordoned off the area. Police secure the scene of a blast outside the High Court in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer

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A relative of one of a bomb blast victims reacts at the RML hospital in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. A bomb apparently hidden in a suitcase exploded outside a crowded gate leading to the High Court in New Delhi, killing nine people and wounding 45 others, officials said. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

A relative of one of a bomb blast victims reacts at the RML hospital in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. A bomb apparently hidden in a suitcase exploded outside a crowded gate leading to the High Court in New Delhi, killing nine people and wounding 45 others, officials said. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

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NSG Director General Rajen Medhekar said that ammonium nitrate has been used in the blast. Police cordoned off the area, not far from Parliament and the prime minister's office.

NSG Director General Rajen Medhekar said that ammonium nitrate has been used in the blast. Police cordoned off the area, not far from Parliament and the prime minister's office.

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Police officials said that about 100 to 200 people were waiting in queue to get passes for entry into the court complex.

Police officials said that about 100 to 200 people were waiting in queue to get passes for entry into the court complex.

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An NSG team investigating the site of the blast outside the Delhi High Court in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Subhav Shukla

An NSG team investigating the site of the blast outside the Delhi High Court in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Subhav Shukla

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A man injured in bomb blast is taken on a stretcher at the RML hospital in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

A man injured in bomb blast is taken on a stretcher at the RML hospital in New Delhi, September 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

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Relatives of a bomb blast victims wail at the RML hospital in New Delhi, September7, 2011. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

Relatives of a bomb blast victims wail at the RML hospital in New Delhi, September7, 2011. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

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A nurse tries to assist as a policeman carries a woman, who was injured by a blast outside the High Court, towards a hospital for treatment in New Delhi September 7, 2011. A powerful bomb placed in a briefcase outside the High Court in New Delhi killed at least nine people and injured 45, a senior official said, prompting the government to put the capital on high alert. REUTERS/Vijay Mathur

A nurse tries to assist as a policeman carries a woman, who was injured by a blast outside the High Court, towards a hospital for treatment in New Delhi September 7, 2011. A powerful bomb placed in a briefcase outside the High Court in New Delhi killed at least nine people and injured 45, a senior official said, prompting the government to put the capital on high alert. REUTERS/Vijay Mathur