Ten newborns died in a fire at the New Born Care Ward at 2 pm at the district hospital in Bhandara, Maharashtra. The state government has ordered an inquiry into this traumatic incident. The assistance of up to 5 lakhs has been announced to the victim’s family.
So far it is not known how the fire broke out and why the children were not saved by taking appropriate action in time? After this incident, the hospital management is accused of being negligent. According to Zee News report , during the accident, there was neither a child care nor a nurse in the children’s ward.
There is also news of some relief between this tragic accident that 7 children who were in the inner ward have been saved.
Prime Minister Modi also expressed grief over the incident and said that we lost 10 precious lives.