Farooq Abdullah hospitalised, out of danger

April 15th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS  

Jammu, April 15 (IANS) Union New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah, who reached here Friday to attend a function, was hospitalised after he vomitted. He is out of danger, doctors said.

Farooq Abdullah, who arrived from Delhi, complained of uneasiness and started vomiting. He was rushed straight to Gandhi Nagar Hospital here.

Madhu Khullar, the superintendent of the hospital, told IANS: “He is on drip and we are checking all other parameters. It appears to be dehydration caused by gastric problem.”

Doctors attending on him said the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister was now “out of danger”.

Farooq Abdullah was to attend the wedding of a close relative of union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad.

Azad was among the first to arrive at the hospital. After visiting Farooq Abdullah, he told mediapersons that he “is stable and currently on drip, but would soon be discharged.”

Farooq Abdullah’s son, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and his ministerial colleagues also rushed to the hospital.

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