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Sonia visit blast sites and a hospital to meet victims

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil visited the sites of Tuesday's serial blasts in Jaipur and went to a hospital to meet the victims.

jaipur Updated: May 15, 2008 12:12 IST

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil on Thursday visited the sites of Tuesday's serial blasts here and went to a hospital to meet the victims.

Soon after her arrival Gandhi, accompanied by Patil, drove straight to the blast sites in the old city as tight security arrangements were made for the visit.

Gandhi thereafter went to the SMS Hospital where a majority of the 118 injured were admitted and enquired about their well being.

Besides Patil, AICC General Secretary Ashok Gehlot and PCC President C P Joshi and other senior Congress leaders accompanied Gandhi.

Prior to Gandhi's visit, Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje went to the SMS Hospital to enquire about the welfare of the injured. She also visited the Santokba Durlabji Hospital where some of the injured were admitted.