UP govt. orders probe into death of 2007 serial blasts accused

Last Updated: Sun, May 19, 2013 05:40 hrs

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered a probe into the death of Khalid Mujahid, an accused in the 2007 serial blasts in Lucknow, Faizabad and Gorakhpur.

Mujahid died yesterday in Barabanki while being escorted to Lucknow jail after a hearing in Faizabad.

According to reports, the accused Khalid Mujahid fell sick and fainted near Barabanki border and was rushed to district hospital where doctors declared him dead.

Mujahid was an accused in the Gorakhpur, Lucknow and Faizabad serial blasts case. In November, serial blasts had ripped through the three cities killing more than a dozen and injuring several people. (ANI)

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