Afzal Guru hanged outside his cell



New Delhi: Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged on Saturday a few metres away from the Tihar Jail cell where he was lodged since 2001, said the jail's Director General Vimla Mehra Saturday.

"He was hanged at 8 am today (Saturday). He was lodged in special security jail number 3 and was hanged about 20 metres away from the cell," Mehra told a news agency.

Afzal Guru was convicted for his role in the attack on the Indian parliament in 2001.

IANS