Four blasts injured die, Ahmedabad toll reaches 55

August 1st, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS  

Ahmedabad, Aug 1(IANS) With four injured people, including two children, succumbing to their wounds since Thursday the death toll in the Ahmedabad serial bombings has reached 55. The Civil Hospital announced two more deaths - of Ishwar Chavda, 38, and Bhavesh Kabira, 20. Earlier, two boys had died in the V.S. and Civil Hospitals.

Mohammad Idris, 6, who was admitted to V.S. Hospital along with his mother Sukrabanu Saturday - on the day of the blast - died Thursday with some of the splinters still lodged in his brain. Idris and his mother were hit at Narol Chowkdi Saturday evening in the blast and rushed to hospital. Sukrabanu is recovering and is said to be out of danger. She is a resident of Janatanagar of Ramol area.

Rohan Vyas, 12, died Thursday at the Civil Hospital of the severe burns that he had suffered in the blast that fateful day. His father, Dushyantbhai, was killed on the spot while his younger brother Yash, 9, suffered 70 percent burns. Yash is battling for life and was shifted to Apollo Hospital after his condition further worsened late Thursday.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Posted in World |