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India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts

India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts

Jul 30, – The police barred media from publishing images of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon’s funeral, apparently fearing a backlash against the execution that many said was driven by politics. Ignoring pleas and petitions by civil society groups, India on Thursday hanged an accountant convicted of supporting the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people […]

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Four killed, 50 injured as train derails in western India

Four killed, 50 injured as train derails in western India

Nov 15, – At least four passengers were killed and 50 injured as four bogies of the Nizamuddin (Delhi)-Ernakulam Mangala Express derailed here early Friday, officials said. The accident took place around 6.30 a.m. in the treacherous ghat sections of Nashik between Ghoti and Igatpuri stations on the Central Railway route. The accident took place […]

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