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Convicted Indian spy dies in Pakistan after being attacked by inmates with a brick

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    Sarabjit Singh's wife Sukhpreet Kaur, right, sister Dalbir Kaur, second from left, and daughters Poonam, left, and Swapandeep hold hands and walk after entering Indian soil at the India-Pakistan border area of Wagah, India, Wednesday, May 1, 2013. The family members traveled to Pakistan Sunday to meet Singh, an Indian spy on death row in Pakistan, who was critically injured Friday when he was attacked with a brick by two other prisoners inside a prison in the eastern city of Lahore. (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill)The Associated Press

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    Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian spy on death row in Pakistan, addresses the media as Singh’s wife Sukhpreet Kaur, right, and daughters Poonam, left, and Swapandeep, second from right, stand beside her after entering Indian soil at the India-Pakistan border area of Wagah, India, Wednesday, May 1, 2013. The family members traveled to Pakistan Sunday to meet Singh, who was critically injured Friday when he was attacked with a brick by two other prisoners inside a prison in the eastern city of Lahore. (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill)The Associated Press

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    Family members of jailed Indian spy Sarabjit Singh, leave en route to India at Wagah border near Lahore, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Singh who is on death row was critically injured when he was attacked with a brick inside a prison in the eastern city of Lahore. Singh was arrested in 1990 for his role in series of bombings in Lahore and Faisalabad that killed 14 people. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)The Associated Press

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    Family members of jailed Indian spy Sarabjit Singh, leave for India at Wagah border near Lahore, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Singh who is on death row was critically injured when he was attacked with a brick inside a prison in the eastern city of Lahore. Singh was arrested in 1990 for his role in series of bombings in Lahore and Faisalabad that killed 14 people. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)The Associated Press

Pakistan state TV says a convicted Indian spy who was on death row has died from a head injury after two other inmates attacked him with a brick.

State TV announced Sarabjit Singh's death before dawn on Thursday.

Singh was attacked on Friday at a jail in the eastern city of Lahore and was later moved to a hospital for treatment.

Singh was arrested in 1990 for his role in series of bombings in Lahore and Faisalabad that killed 14 people. His family maintained he was innocent.

He was convicted of spying and carrying out the bomb blasts and sentenced to death in 1991. The sentence was later upheld by Pakistani superior courts.

Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf rejected his mercy petition in 2008.