Bhopal hospital fire : Toll rises to 4 in Bhopal hospital fire

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Bhopal, Nov 9 : The death toll due to a fire in the Special Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) on the third floor of the government-run Kamla Nehru Hospital here has risen to four while 36 other infants are undergoing treatment after being evacuated, hospital sources said on Tuesday.

A short circuit in the ventilator caused the blaze at about 2100 hrs on Monday. Equipment got burnt and smoke spread within the SNCU. Doctors, nurses and others brought the patients out. The deceased children were a day to nine days old.


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