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Uthangarai blast: two more held

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Two more persons have been arrested in connection with the Uthangarai bomb blast.

V. Kasi Viswanathan, Deputy Superintendent of Police, told The Hindu on Sunday that Viswanathan (65) of Perampathy village in Vellore district and Jeeva (22) of Karapattu village in Krishnagiri district were arrested on Saturday.

When the accused were being taken to the Salem Central Prison, Viswanathan took ill and was admitted to a hospital in Salem.

The DSP said Viswanathan had supplied about 125 gelatine sticks to Jeeva. Jeeva had sold some sticks to T. Srinivasan, who died in a blast on Monday last.

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