New Delhi: Five bomb blasts rocked the national capital in quick succession on Saturday evening killing at least 18 people and leaving over 100 injured. Most of those injured have been admitted to Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital. Some of the injured have been admitted to Sucheta Kripalani Hospital.
At RML Hospital 65 people were brought injured while eight were declared dead on arrival. Among the eight dead five were male and three female.
An eyewitness at RML hospital Shammi Chopra said, “I saw the blast at about 100 metres. There was chaos everywhere. There are about seven to eight injured and five dead.”
The first blast took place at Ghaffar Market in the Karol Bagh area at about 1815 hrs IST in which at least 20 people were injured. Soon after that two explosions took place in Connaught Place in which at least 10 people were injured.
The two blasts in Connaught place took place at the Central Park near Palika Bazaar and at Barakhamba Road.
Timings of blasts in Delhi: 1811 hrs IST: Karol Bagh’s Ghaffar Market.
1830 hrs IST: Central Park, Connaught Place
1833 hrs IST: Barakhamba Road, Connaught Place
1840 hrs IST: Greater Kailash-1, M-Block Market, M-9
1845 hrs IST: Greater Kailash -1, M-Block Market, M-29
Sources : CNN IBN LIVE