In a major terror strike, 30 persons were killed and about 60 injured in two powerful near-simultaneous blasts at a crowded park and a popular eating joint in Hyderabad on Saturday evening.
Twenty-four people died when an explosion ripped through Gokul Chat Shop at Kothi locality at around 7.50 pm, Andhra Pradesh Home Minister K Jana Reddy told reporters in Hyderabad.
In another blast five minutes earlier at a place five km away, six persons perished in a blast in an auditorium in Lumbini Park near the state secretariat in the heart of Hyderabad when a laser show was on, he said.
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