Twin bomb blasts in Indian city kill 11: interior minister

NEW DELHI Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:14am EST

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Bombs placed on bicycles exploded in a crowded market-place in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad on Thursday, and the federal home (interior) minister said at least 11 people were killed and 50 wounded.

"I talked to the chief minister who said both blasts took place within a radius of 150 meters," Home Minister Sushil Shinde told reporters. "Eight people died at one place, three at the other.

(Editing by Raju Gopalakrishnan and Jeremy Laurence)