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Delhi blasts toll is 59, 200 injured

October 30, 2005 10:45 IST
Last Updated: October 30, 2005 18:17 IST


The toll in Saturday's bomb blasts in the capital is 59, with six people succumbing to injuries overnight.

While four of them, who were injured in the Sarojini Nagar blast, died in the Safdarjung hospital, two others were victims of the Paharganj explosion, the police said. A total of200 people were injured in last evening's explosions, they said.

Most of the casualties were from Sarojini Nagar, where 41 people died, while 18 were killed in Paharganj.

In Safdarjung hospital, 28 of the 41 bodies have been identified so far. Families were distraught, trying to locate members who did not return home after the blasts on Saturday evening.

Bodies of two more victims have been identified at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, where 16 people, including seven women and five children, were undergoing treatment and the condition of two was stated to be critical.

In Safdarjung, 38 victims, including 14 women and 9 children were under treatment. While nine of them were in the intensive care unit, the condition of others was serious, sources said.

Twenty four people have been discharged from the two hospitals after treatment on Saturday.



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