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Another victim of Delhi HC blast dies, toll 15

September 17, 2011 11:52 IST

A man injured in the Delhi high court blast succumbed to his 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 his 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.

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