Delhi, Feb 27: The
death toll in the northeast Delhi communal riots reached 38 on Thursday,
according to senior officials.
death count at GTB Hospital has risen to 34.
Wednesday night, the total count of casualties had stood at 27, 25 of those at
GTB Hospital in Dilshad Garden.
215 riot victims have been brought to our hospital and treated since February
24. However, at present only 51 patients are admitted. The condition of almost
all patients are stable except one,” Medical Superintendent of GTB Hospital
Sunil Kumar said.
February 24, 25 victims have been brought dead at GTB Hospital and nine have
died during treatment, he said.
person was declared brought dead by doctors, while another had died during
treatment at the LNJP Hospital on Wednesday.
more death at LNJP Hospital was recorded on Thursday. One fatality was reported
at Jag Pravesh Chandra Hospital on Thursday, taking the total death toll to
38,” a senior official said.
50 patients have been provided treatment at the LNJP Hospital since the
violence broke out on Sunday in various parts of northeast Delhi, officials at
the hospital said.
have been conducted on nearly 15 victims, officials said.