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1993 Mumbai blasts convict Abdul Gani Turk dies in Nagpur

Abdul Gani Turk was lodged at the Nagpur Central jail.

1993 Mumbai blasts convict Abdul Gani Turk dies in Nagpur
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NAGPUR: Abdul Gani Turk, a convict in the 1993 Mumbai serial blast, died at the GMC Hospital in Nagpur on Thursday. Turk was lodged at the Nagpur Central jail.

He had been sentenced to death in 2017 for his role in planting a bomb at the Century Bazar, one of the places where the deadly blasts took place.

The serial blasts had also occurred at Bombay Stock Exchange, Katha Bazaar, Lucky petrol pump near Sena Bhavan, Fishermen's colony at Mahim Causeway, Air India Building, Zaveri Bazaar, Hotel Sea Rock, Plaza Theatre, Centaur Hotel in Juhu, Centaur Hotel near the airport and Sahar Airport.