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Another Delhi HC blast victim dies; toll at 15

Last Updated: Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 10:06

New Delhi: A man injured in the Delhi High
Court blast succumbed to injuries on Saturday, taking the death toll
in the terror attack to 15.

Rattan Lal, 58, died at 8:20 am in the Ram Manohar
Lohia Hospital. He was in a serious condition and both his
legs had been amputated, doctors said.

He is survived by wife, three daughters and a son.

"Yesterday, he had expressed his desire to meet his wife
and son and we had agreed," the doctor said.

Twenty-four victims of the blast are undergoing treatment
in different city hospitals -- 11 in RML, five in AIIMS, four
in Safdarjung, two in Max and one each in Moolchand and LNJP.

The explosion outside Gate No 5 of the high court had
left over 70 people injured, many of them seriously.


First Published: Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 10:06
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