Raj govt puts death toll in blasts at 63

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Jaipur, May 14 (UNI) Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria said 63 deaths have been confirmed in the serial blasts which rocked the walled city here last evening.

While 56 deaths were reported at the SMS Hospital here, seven others were reported from SDM Hospital, Mr Kataria said.

However, the hospital and police sources had put the toll at 67 last evening.

A total of 216 people sustained injuries, of which 91 were still being treated at the SMS Hospital, 24 others were admitted at the SDM Hospital, 2 at the Kanwantia Referral Hospital, and one at the Satellite Hospital, PWD Minister Rajendra Singh Rathore said.

Two persons were detained in connection with the blasts and they were being interrogated by investigating agencies of the Rajasthan government and the Centre.

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