Pune blast death toll rises to 17

Last Updated: Saturday, February 27, 2010 - 09:45

Pune: The death toll in the February 13 German Bakery blast here rose to 17 with a 23-year-old woman succumbing to injuries Thursday night, hospital sources said.

The victim, Aditi Jindal, was from Chandigarh and undergoing treatment in Inlaks and Budhrani hospital, sources added.

A 21-year-old Sudanese student Anas Elphat Suleman passed away at Jehangir Hospital on February 24. He is the fourth foreigner to die in the blast that rocked the popular eatery in Koregaon Park.

The blast claimed lives of three other foreigners – a 26-year-old Sudanese student Amjad Elgazoli, an Italian woman Nadia Macerini and an Iranian man Sayyed Syed Khani—besides injuring more than 50 people.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, February 27, 2010 - 09:45

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