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Sarabjit Singh Attacked in Pakistan Jail

April 26, 2013

Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh [conviction on espionage charges over alleged involvement in a series of bombings in Pakistan in 1990] has been taken to hospital after an inmate attacked him, private Pakistani TV channel Geo News reported at 1342 gmt on 26 April. Singh, who was being held at Kot Lakhpat jail, was initially taken to the prison hospital. However, due to his serious condition, he was taken in an ambulance to Jinnah Hospital.

Originally published by Geo News TV, Karachi, in Urdu 1342 26 Apr 13.

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Source: Copyright BBC Monitoring Newsfile 2013

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