NIA court reserves Samjhauta blast case verdict

The court reserved its judgment till March 14 after a fresh petition from a Pakistani national. The blast on February 18, 2007 had left 68 people, 43 Pakistanis, 10 Indians and 15 unidentified dead

 Gutted boggies of Delhi-Atari train. The 2007 Samjhauta Express bombing was a terrorist attack that occurred around midnight on 18 February 2007 near Panipat city, 80 kms  north of New Delhi.
Gutted boggies of Delhi-Atari train. The 2007 Samjhauta Express bombing was a terrorist attack that occurred around midnight on 18 February 2007 near Panipat city, 80 kms north of New Delhi.
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A special National Investigating Agency (NIA) court in Panchkula, Haryana on Monday reserved its verdict in the February 2007 Samjhauta Express link train blast in which 68 people, mostly Pakistani nationals, were killed.

The court reserved its judgment till March 14 after a fresh petition from a Pakistani national on Monday.

The NIA court had in January 2014 framed charges against Hindu leader Swami Aseemanand and three others - Kamal Chauhan, Rajinder Chaudhary and Lokesh Sharma - in the case.

All accused were present in the NIA court.

The blast on February 18, 2007 in the train, which runs between Delhi and Lahore, at Haryana's Panipat left 68 people - 43 Pakistanis, 10 Indians and 15 unidentified - dead. As many as 64 were passengers, and the other four were railway officials. A dozen people, including 10 Pakistanis, were also injured.

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