Death toll in Mumbai blasts 18
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Mumbai, July 15: A man, who sustained severe injuries during one of the three blasts in the city, today succumbed to injuries, taking the death toll in the bombings to 18.
Avinash Tamka (23), who was admitted in the ICU of Bombay Hospital after the blast at Zaveri Bazaar in south Mumbai, died today, said doctors.
A day after the blasts, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram had said, "Seventeen deaths are confirmed. We also found one severed head that has to be identified. That will take the death toll to 18."
However, city police yesterday maintained that only 17 people were killed, including a man whose severed head was only found.
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