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Wednesday , 20 September 2017
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Delhi journalist Aparna Kalra attacked in public park, battling for life with multiple brain injuries

Aparna Kalra – A Delhi-based freelance journalist, was brutally attacked by an unidentified person on Wednesday.

She was out for her evening walk in a park near her home in northwest Delhi’s Ashok Vihar when she was attacked and suffered multiple brain injuries, gained consciousness briefly on Wednesday night, but fell unconscious soon afterwards. During the brief period that she was conscious, she managed to tell the police that she was attacked.

Aparna Kalra’s uncle HC Bhatia reported that she has undergone surgery and also revealed that some part of her skull is missing. She is critical as she has received multiple injuries to her brain nerves. 
 
The police have registered an attempt to murder case but is yet to ascertain the identity of the attacker and the reason for the attack. DCP North-West, Milind Dumbre said that there are no eyewitnesses in the attack. We were informed about a woman lying unconscious in the park by a visitor, but the caller had not witnessed the attack.

Aparna Kalra, a freelance journalist, lives with her family Ashok Vihar Phase 3 in Delhi. She had gone for a walk in Picnic Hut, a park close to her home around 6.15 pm. Her uncle said that Aparna’s sister has received a call around 7.30 pm from the police saying that she was admitted to Deep Chand hospital with brain injuries.

When the police found her, she was lying unconscious and was bleeding from her head and nose. Considering the nature of her injuries, she was moved to Fortis Hospital.

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