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Delhi earthquake shakes city for a second time after deadly bomb blast


Relatives wait for confirmation on status of their kin injured in bomb blast at the RML hospital in New Delhi, India. (Gurinder Osan/AP)

It was a minor quake for the earthquake-prone city, coming in at 4.3 magnitude, but for the already-nervous populace, it rattled already frayed nerves.

A bomb blast struck the capital’s high court complex in the morning, killing 11 people and injuring at least 76. The violence was claimed by a terrorist organization seeking an immediate end to the prison sentence of Afzal Guru, a Kashmiri convicted for his role in a 2001 attack on India’s Parliament.



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