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Toll in Hyderabad terror attack rises to 16

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Fri, Feb 22, 2013 06:19 hrs
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Hyderabad: The death toll in the twin bomb blasts that rocked Hyderabad rose to 16 with two more of the injured succumbing to their injuries Friday.

The deaths took place in two private hospitals, officials said.

Earlier Friday, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde told reporters after a visit to the site of the terror attack that 14 people were killed and 119 injured in the Thursday evening explosions.

Fourteen bodies were brought to the government-run Osmania Hospital Thursday night. Twelve of them have been identified and the bodies handed over to their relatives.

Shinde also visited Care Hospital, one of the seven hospitals where the injured were admitted. Out of 20 in Care, three are in critical condition.

At Omni Hospital, two of the 18 injured are in serious condition, doctors said. Seven of the 14 admitted to Yashoda Hospital are also battling for their lives.




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