Indian gang-rape victim fighting for her life






SINGAPORE: The condition of the Indian gang-rape victim continues to remain in an extremely critical condition.

Dr Kelvin Loh, chief executive officer of Mount Elizabeth Hospital, said the patient is still receiving treatment in the intensive care unit.

Dr Loh said the medical team's investigations on Thursday showed that in addition to her prior cardiac arrest, the patient had infection of her lungs and abdomen, as well as significant brain injury.

Dr Loh said the patient is struggling against the odds and fighting for her life.

A multi-disciplinary team of specialists has been working tirelessly to treat her since her arrival on Thursday morning. The team is doing everything possible to stabilise her condition over the next few days.

The hospital added that the High Commission of India has been fully supportive in helping the hospital and her family, and ensuring that the best care is made available.

- CNA/ck



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