Blood donors flock to help blast victims

September 7th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Volunteers flocked to donate blood at the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital where most of the victims of the Delhi High Court blast were rushed Wednesday.

“Ever since news spread that the blast victims have been brought here, we have been getting a lot of donors for blood donation,” an official of the RML hospital handling the helpline told IANS.

“We have enough stock (of blood). So if anyone wants to donate, then they can enquire and come,” the official added.

Social networking sites like Twitter were abuzz that hospitals like RML were running short of blood.

According to police, seven people from among the 68 victims admitted to RML hospital were critical.

Some of the victims have been referred to the Safdarjung hospital and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

Eleven people were killed and at least 76 injured when a powerful bomb exploded outside the high court premises Wednesday morning.

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