Thursday, May 30, 2013

Slight improvement in VC Shukla's condition

Gurgaon, Congress leader VC Shukla, critically injured in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh, has shown signs of improvement but remains critical, doctors said on Thursday.

\"He has shown some improvement compared to yesterday (Wednesday) but is not out of danger,\" AK Dubey, medical superintendent of Medanta Hospital, said.

Doctors performed exploratory laparotomy surgery (a diagnostic tool that allows physicians to examine the abdominal area) on Sunday when he was admitted to the hospital.

Shukla, 84 and a former Union minister, received three bullet injuries and lost a lot of blood in the attack on a Congress convoy in Chhattisgarh\'s Bastar region on May 25.

Shukla was flown in an air ambulance to Delhi and taken to Medanta Medicity in Gurgaon, where a multi-disciplinary team

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