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Mumbai blasts toll rises to 19


Mumbai: The toll in the Mumbai triple blasts rose to 19 with a victim succumbing to his injuries at Saifee Hospital early Saturday, an official said.

The victim has been identified as Babulal Das, the official from Birihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) Disaster Control Centre told IANS.

Das died around 3 a.m.

On Friday evening, another victim, Avinash Tanka, 24, had succumbed to his injuries.

The three blasts that rocked central-to-south Mumbai Wednesday evening — Dadar, Zaveri Bazar and Opera House — was the first terrorist attack in the financial hub of the country after 26/11.

Of the 129 injured, 21 continue to be in a critical state and are under treatment in various hospitals.