Afzal Guru hanged outside his cell

Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged on Saturday a few metres away from the Tihar Jail cell where he was lodged since 2001, said the jail's Director General Vimla Mehra Saturday.

"He was hanged at 8 a.m. today (Saturday). He was lodged in special security jail number 3 and was hanged about 20 metres away from the cell," Mehra told IANS.

Afzal Guru was convicted for his role in the attack on the Indian parliament in 2001.

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