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Patna serial blasts toll rises to seven

IANS | Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013 - 12:23

Patna: Death toll in the Patna serial blasts rose to seven after an injured man died in Bihar`s Nalanda district, police said on Saturday.

Lakhan Rajvanshi, a resident of Nalanda district`s Pandiptpur area, critically injured in the Patna serial blasts, died Thursday, a police officer said.

After initial treatment in Patna, Rajvanshi had returned to his village and was being treated at a local hospital, the family members said.

At least six people were killed and nearly 100 injured in the serial blasts in Patna ahead of a rally addressed by the Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Besides, a suspected bomber was also killed.

The NIA has arrested four people including Mohammed Imtiyaz Ansari in connection with serial blasts in Patna.

First Published: Saturday, November 23, 2013 - 12:23

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