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Sandeep's condition stable, needs monitoring

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Chandigarh, Aug 25 (UNI) The condition of Indian hockey player Sandeep Singh, who was injured in a freak firing incident on Tuesday, was stated to be stable today.

''He is stable, conscious and communicative. However, the functioning of his vital organs still needs constant monitoring,'' said a press release issued by the PGI authorities here today.

The release further stated that he was able to sit in his bed and talked to his parents.

Sandeep was operated upon by a team of doctors and the bullet embedded in his lower abdomen was removed after three-hour long operation.

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh visited the PGI hospital and inquired about the well-being of Sandeep and wished him a speedy recovery.

''I wish to see Sandeep back in action and will leave no stone unturned by way of getting him the best medical facilities in the world,'' the Chief Minister said.

Consoling the aggrieved parents, Capt Singh promised to get this unfortunate incident thoroughly investigated to ascertain the reality.

The CM handed over a cheque of Rs one lakh to his father Gurcharan Singh to meet out immediate incidental expenses.

Drag flicker Sandeep Singh was injured in his lower abdomen when a gun of an Assistant Sub Inspector Mohar Singh of Railway Protection Force went off accidentlly in the Shatabdi Express near Kurukshetra on Tuesday morning.

Sandeep was going to Delhi as the member of the Indian team for Monchengladbach (Germany) where the World Cup would be played from September six to 17.

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