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Pune blast death toll rises to 16

February 24, 2010 11:02 IST

With one more person succumbing to his injuries, the toll due to the blast in German Bakery in Pune has risen to 16, hospital sources said on Wednesday.

Sudanese student Anaj Alfateh Sulamian succumbed to his injuries at the Jehangir Hospital today morning.

Suleman, who was a first year BA student of Pune College, is the fifth foreign victim of the blast.

The blast also wounded 57 people, and is seen as the first major attack on India since the November 26, 2008 Mumbai terrors attack.

The bakery is located in Koregaon Park, which is close to the Osho Ashram and the Chabad House, a Jewish prayer house, which numerous foreigners and tourists frequent.



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