Thrissur: Two persons hailing from Coimbatore have been arrested for their suspected involvement in the April 17 bomb blast in front of the BJP office in Bangalore, the police said on Sunday.

Sulfikar Ali, 22, and Shabeer, 24, were arrested from the house of Shabeer's relative at Kecheri near Kunnamkulam in the district on Sunday, they said.

The arrest was made by a team of police from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu after following the duo's mobile phone signals, the police said.

Following the arrest of Sulfikar and Shabeer, the total number of arrests in connection with the blasts, that left 17 persons injured, including 11 policemen, has gone up to 13.


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