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Mumbai serial blasts toll in rises to 20

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 14:01

Mumbai: One more person, who was severely
injured during the July 13 serial blasts in Mumbai, died on Tuesday while undergoing treatment in a government hospital here,
taking the death toll in the blasts to 20.

"45-year-old Ashok Bhata, who sustained burn injuries at
the Zaveri Bazaar blast site, today died at around 11.15 am,"
T P Lahane, Dean of J J Hospital, said.

Another doctor at the hospital said, "Since yesterday,
his condition deteriorated and he breathed his last this
More that 130 people were injured in the triple blasts at
Zaveri Bazaar, Opera House and Dadar.
Last Saturday, Babulal Das (42), who was admitted to
Saifee Hospital after the blast at Opera House, had succumbed
to his injuries while a day before that Avinash Tamka (23),
who was in the ICU in Bombay Hospital after the Zaveri Bazaar
blast, had died.


First Published: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 14:01

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