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Nine of the Samjhauta blast victims identified

Nine of the at least 67 people killed in the Samjhauta Express blasts have been identified, police officials said.

india Updated: Feb 20, 2007 05:56 IST

Nine of the at least 67 people killed in the Samjhauta Express blasts have been identified, police officials said.

Among the dead who have been identified are six Pakistanis and three Indians, they said.

The Indian victims of the blasts who have been identified include a woman, who is a resident of Seelampur area of Delhi and two RPF personnel.

The six Pakistani victims who have been identified are all males, the officials said.

Most of the bodies, that were brought to the Civil Hospital here, were charred beyond recognition, posing difficulties in identifying them.

Relatives of the victims of the trans-border train were identifying them through personal belongings like ornaments and remnants of clothing.