New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad will be visiting Hyderabad on Friday in the wake of the twin blasts there that left 16 dead.
    
Azad is the AICC general secretary in-charge for Andhra Pradesh. Congress President Sonia Gandhi had on Thursday expressed anguish and sorrow over the blasts.
    
Sixteen people were killed and 119 sustained injuries, six of them are in critical condition, when two powerful near simultaneous blasts ripped through a crowded area close to a cluster of bus stands in Dilsukh Nagar area in Hyderabad on Thursday.

The blasts triggered by Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) tied to two bicycles took place at two sites 100 metres apart outside a roadside eatery near Konark and Venkatadiri theatres in the area located on the Hyderabad-Vijaywada National Highway in Cyberabad police limits.

(Agencies)

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