Scribe injured in blast at UP Minister's house dies
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
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.