Duminda recovering slowly: Hospital

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Parliamentarian Duminda Silva was removed from the ventilator this morning and is gradually recovering though he still continues to be unconscious, Sri Jayawardenepura Hospital sources said

“He is still unconscious and will gain consciousness gradually,” Sri Jayawardenapura Hospital Director Dr. Shavendra Gamage said.  MP Silva was on a life support system at the Sri Jayawardenepura Hospital following a surgery on Saturday evening to remove two bullets from his head.

The surgery was concluded around 9pm on Saturday and he was placed under observation at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). However later the neurosurgeon stated that both bullets were removed from his skull during the surgery. 

Speaking about the parliamentarian’s situation Sri Jayawardenepura Hospital Director Dr. Gamage said his condition was stable. “Now it is the time to give the function to the brain and monitor whether it accepts it or not,” he said.
 
“We are satisfied about his situation following the surgery. The neurosurgeon and our team of doctors are visiting him throughout as part of the process in ascertaining his situation and improvement,” Dr. Gamage said.
A large number of Duminda Silva’s supporters and his security personal have been inside the Sri Jyawaredanapura General Hospital since Saturday evening. (Supun Dias)
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  • sara Monday, 10 October 2011 12:07 PM

    Don't die. Suffer for the rest of your life for the crimes you have committed.

    hb Monday, 10 October 2011 12:13 PM

    do you mean his goons?

    Raja Monday, 10 October 2011 12:26 PM

    Chamila wake up - we have two sets of laws - one for you & me and one for the thugs & rogues - that is why we are so advanced - others have only one law for everyone. Miracle of asia..

    Dee Monday, 10 October 2011 12:32 PM

    Ohhh!!!!!

    Sanjeewa UAE Monday, 10 October 2011 12:32 PM

    Technically if there is any bullet in his head then he won't survive. Tactically admitted to the hospital for safety. Nothing else. He is fine. .. guys... no head injuries. Hospital authorities need to be more professional when speaking to press.

    Kulendra De Vass Gun Monday, 10 October 2011 12:59 PM

    Well said. Thugs do not have a place in civilised society

    kniterider Tuesday, 11 October 2011 02:19 AM

    Please doctors don't wast your time to save garbage, try to help poor human beings.

    Boomerang Effect Monday, 10 October 2011 05:02 AM

    That's good we want him to live even if it is just being a vegetable . and be an example to others ..

    R Ahamed Monday, 10 October 2011 05:41 AM

    The murderer lives while the victim dies. No justice there.

    buffaloa citizen Monday, 10 October 2011 05:32 AM

    What sad news for the population of this country who are against criminals.

    malkanthi Monday, 10 October 2011 05:45 AM

    poor fellow, hope that he will not be a vegetable.

    Nihal Amarasekera Monday, 10 October 2011 05:47 AM

    Let him "live in peace"

    Nihal Amarasekera Monday, 10 October 2011 05:49 AM

    Wild West must be relieved

    Dolly Monday, 10 October 2011 09:45 AM

    Everyone who knows you truely are praying for your speed recovery!!!

    Freedom Monday, 10 October 2011 06:28 AM

    revange is always there so is time will come soon to join the others.

    obama Monday, 10 October 2011 06:33 AM

    Even the under world doesnt want him

    GOOCH Monday, 10 October 2011 06:42 AM

    he will get it after he survives , wait and see , baratha gang lost their leader , do u think that they will let it go , this is the politics in our country , nothing new

    Asela Monday, 10 October 2011 06:42 AM

    Bad news for peace loving people.

    Surathala Monday, 10 October 2011 06:28 AM

    This fight is all about greadiness for money. Not for the developemnt of country,

    Fish Monday, 10 October 2011 06:35 AM

    He better be a vegetable than being dead. He should suffer and then die to pay for the crimes he committed.

    shane fernando Monday, 10 October 2011 07:05 AM

    Duminda has great qualities to mend his not so great activities, so lets prey for his recovery and may god lead him towards the right path.

    Chamila Monday, 10 October 2011 07:13 AM

    The scale of the incident is significant. Surprisingly no one has benn arrested. Where is the law?

    prince michael Monday, 10 October 2011 12:06 PM

    You mean everyone who is in the "business" with him, right?

    ashok Monday, 10 October 2011 05:55 PM

    He will pay for his crimes.


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