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1993 Mumbai Bombing Mastermind Executed

Yakub Memon, the convicted mastermind of the deadly 1993 bombing which killed 250 people has been executed. The series of bombings which took place in March 1993 Yakub Memon made last minute applications of clemency to the Supreme Court.

Indian news stations report that Memon, 53, was executed this morning. In 2007, 11 suspects were sentenced for their role in the bombing but only Memon was sentenced to death as being the “driving spirit” of the attacks.

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