Bar leaders went all out to help blast victims

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 22:26

New Delhi: Undeterred by warning of another
blast, the Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) members
including its president and Additional Solicitor General A S
Chandhiok helped security personnel in rushing the injured
to hospitals after the deadly explosion at the court premises.
The bar leaders, who rushed to the reception counter at
gate number five within minutes of the blast, started lifting
the wounded persons despite a warning from security officials
that there could be another blast.

"Our aim was to provide treatment to the victims at the
earliest," Chandhiok, who was to appear in courts on behalf of
Centre in various cases, said.

Senior advocate and Vice President of DHCBA, Kirti Uppal
immediately pressed in service the lone ambulance of the bar.

Another senior advocate Ramesh Gupta and lawyer R P Luthra
were seen helping the victims with their blood-stained

Lawyers also took victims, who suffered minor injuries, to
a Delhi Government dispensary inside the High Court premises.
The suitcase bomb ripped through the reception counter
today at the Delhi High Court killing 11 persons and
injuring over 70.


First Published: Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 22:26

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