One more death in Mumbai; blast death toll reaches 20

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Mumbai Blasts
Mumbai, Jul 19: The Mumbai Blast death toll has reached 20 when one more person who was critically injured in the terror attack succumbed to his injuries in Mumbai's Sir J.J. Hospital. The latest casualty in the blasts have been identified as 35-year-old Ashok Bhata who was brought in to hospital in critical condition.

An official from the BMC's Disaster Control Centre stated the details of the victim. Concerted efforts by hospital staff to revive the victim failed with Ashok passing away at 11:15 am on Tuesday.

This is the third death among people who were injured in the attacks post-blast. Recently, other blast victims Avinash Tanka (24) and Babulal Das (45) also succumbed to their injuries at the Bombay Hospital and the Saifee Hospital respectively on Sunday.

With the latest death, the official death toll in the Mumbai Blast has gone up to 20 and the number of injured is 128 at the triple blasts at Dadar, Opera House and Zaveri Bazaar. Others who were housed in various other hospitals with minor injuries following the blasts have been discharged.

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