Scribe injured in blast at UP Minister`s house dies

An Indian Express journalist, who was injured in an explosion outside the house of Uttar Pradesh minister Nand Gopal Gupta "Nandi" in Allahabad, died in a hospital here this evening.

New Delhi: An Indian Express journalist,
who was injured in an explosion outside the house of Uttar
Pradesh minister Nand Gopal Gupta "Nandi" in Allahabad, died
in a hospital here this evening.

Vijay Pratap Singh, the 36-year-old senior correspondent
of the newspaper, died at the Army Research and Referal
Hospital in south-west Delhi`s Dhaula Kuan locality at around
6:30 pm.

Singh was flown to the national capital for treatment on
Tuesday last after the explosives kept in a moped parked
outside Gupta`s house went off killing one man and leaving
seven persons, including the minister and the journalist,
injured on July 12.

UP Police had arrested two associates of a jailed local
Samajwadi Party leader for their alleged involvement in
the bomb attack on Nandi.

PTI

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