Death toll reaches 11

Sep 26, 2012, 07:43 IST | A Correspondent

As per the latest report, the death toll in the Somnath building collapse incident reached 11 by yesterday evening after five more labourers succumbed to their injuries.

The deceased were identified as Arjun Gopal (32), Rajaram Khade (50), Bharat Shinde (62), Smita Devkate (22), Anna Devkadte (30), Raju Pawar (17), Nayan Kamble (12), Nanu Rathod (26), Gokul Gopal (24), Kerba Lokhande (50) and 17-month-old Ganesh Rathod.

Recovering: Somanath Mahajan

While some of the injured were identified as Samadhan Gopal (26), Sayali Kamble (5), Namrata Kamble (7), Somnath Mahajan (30), Dipali Devkate (28), Lalibai Rathod (25), Chandu Rathod (28), Sushil Rathod (13), Bhojibai Rathod (20), Bhodadu Sahu (5) and Patibha Sahu (25), of which nine were admitted in Bharti Hospital and one in Sassoon General Hospital.

“Out of nine, only Sayali and Namrata were admitted to the ICU, but are out of danger. All patients are being looked after and are recovering well,” Vice Principal of Bharti Vidyapeeth University Medical College Dr Sanjay Lalwani.

Medical Superintendent of Sassoon hospital D G Kulkarni said the injured labourer, who admitted in the hospital, will be discharged soon.

Kulkarni said that relatives of the deceased have claimed all the bodies that had been lying at the hospiatl since yesterady. 

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