Five sentenced to death for 2013 Hyderabad blasts

**Hyderabad:** A special NIA court here sentenced to death five convicts, including Indian Mujahideen (IM)) co-founder Yaseen Bhatkal in the 2013 Hyderabad bomb blasts.

The court had on December 13 held Bhatkal and four other operatives of the banned IM, including a Pakistani national, guilty in the twin blasts in the city’s Dilsukhnagar area on February 21, 2013, which killed 18 persons, including one unborn child in mother’s womb, and injured 131 others.