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India hangs man for 2001 attack on Parliament

Published: 02.09.13, 07:21 / Israel News

A Kashmiri man convicted in the 2001 attack on India's Parliament has been hanged Saturday morning in New Delhi's Tihar prison after a final mercy plea was rejected, a senior Indian Home Ministry official said Saturday.


Afzal Guru has been on death row since being convicted by India's top court in 2002. A mercy petition sent to India's president, the last step in the judicial process, was turned down earlier this week. (AP)


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