Tamil Diplomat

Madurai’s mystery bomb blasts: NIA cracks case, blames Base Movement

After five years, investigators have finally managed to solve the mysterious Madurai blasts case. Between 2011 and 2014 there were four blasts in Madurai, and National Investigation Agency sources say that they were all carried out by the Base Movement – an off-shoot of the Al-Ummah. In May 2011, bomb exploded in a dustbin near the Mattuthavani bus stand at 9.15 pm, but no one was in jured. On September 29 2011, a bomb was planted in the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus. The blast was aimed at marking the death of Al-Umma operative Imam Ali who was killed by the police in 2002. The police however managed to defuse the bomb.(ONE INDIA,2017)