Pandu Ranga Reddy, Ravi Kumar, Vijaya Prasad and Yadaiah Goud, four of the 13 seriously injured people in the Dilsukhnagar bomb blasts, continue to be critical and are on ventilator support at Yashoda Hospital in Malakpet and Care Hospitals in Nampally, respectively.

Otherwise, more than 50 other injured were recuperating in different hospitals spread around the twin cities as the death toll remained at 16.

While Pandu Ranga Reddy had suffered injuries on left lower limb with fracture of femur with significant soft tissue loss apart from the chest. Fifty units of blood has been transfused to the patient till now, doctors said.

Another patient, Ravi Kumar, had multiple abdomen injuries with intestinal tears and numerous fractures of both upper and lower limbs. Blood transfusion of 27 units was given to him.

Vijaya Prasad sustained lung injury along with multiple shrapnel wound, while Yadaiah Goud received spine, hip, elbow and lung injuries.

Of the 14 admitted to Yashoda, most had injuries on legs, while others on abdomen, chest and back. At Nampally Care hospital, three patients - T. Ravi, Gangulamma and Mahesh are expected to undergo plastic and reconstructive surgery on Monday.

Other injured persons - like G. Ramesh and Peramma - underwent jaw bone fixation operation while Sravani had a plastic surgery on Saturday. Another patient, Bhaskar, would be requiring an elbow surgical fixation a couple of days later and Sai Rohit Goud underwent an operation on the thigh to remove dead tissues.

“We are monitoring the condition of patients who are gradually recuperating and some could be discharged on Monday,” Care Hospital Medical Director Dr. D.N. Kumar said.

At Omni hospital in Kothapet, three persons are still under acute medical care ward, while the condition of seven others was described as stable.