Four newborns dead following fire incident at hospital in central India

Four of 40 infants in the newborn-care unit of a government hospital died in central India when a fire swept through the unit late on Monday, government officials said, the latest in a string of hospital fires in the country this year that have killed dozens. The other newborns at Kamla Nehru Hospital in Madhya… Read More Four newborns dead following fire incident at hospital in central India

At least ten dead, several injured following fire at hospital in western India

Fire swept through the intensive care unit (ICU) of a government hospital in India’s western city of Ahmednagar on Saturday, killing at least 10 people and injuring several, a health official said. The incident is the latest in a series of such fires, some blamed on short circuits in electronic equipment, that have killed dozens… Read More At least ten dead, several injured following fire at hospital in western India

Ten babies dead following fire incident at hospital in India

Ten newborns were killed on Saturday in a massive fire at a hospital in Maharashtra, India’s richest state, a doctor said, as leading politicians expressed grief at the loss of life. “The fire broke out at 2 a.m. (2030 GMT) today,” said Pramod Khandate, civil surgeon at Bhandara District General Hospital in the western state.… Read More Ten babies dead following fire incident at hospital in India