Mumbai blasts: Death toll rises to 23

Mumbai blasts: Death toll rises to 23

Surender Singh Bisht (30) suffered major burn injuries in the blast at Zaveri Bazaar and died this morning, hospital sources said.

Another victim Ajay Verma (30), who also suffered deep burn injuries and head injury at Zaveri Bazaar blast, died this evening while undergoing treatment, the sources added.

Twenty-two others are undergoing treatment in J J Hospital, including six still in a critical condition, the sources said.

Shripal Mujhapura (35), who suffered severe head injuries in the blast at Opera House, died at Harkisandas Hospital last night.

Of the 12 injured persons admitted to Harkisandas hospital, five are still in critical condition, sources said.

A total of 129 persons were injured in the blasts while 23 have lost their lives till now.

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