The fire, believed to be caused by a short circuit, broke out in the special newborn care unit (SNCU) of Kamla Nehru Children’s Hospital in Bhopal. There were 40 children undergoing treatment at the paediatric critical care unit when the fire broke out on the third floor.
Death toll in fire at children’s ward of Kamla Nehru Hospital in Bhopal rises to four “There were 40 children in the ward out of which 36 are safe. Ex gratia of Rs 4 lakhs will be given to parents of each deceased,” says Medical Education Minister Vishvas Sarang.
Three children die at the children’s ward of Kamla Nehru Hospital in Bhopal following an incident of fire, says Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan. A high-level enquiry has been ordered into the incident, the CM adds.
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AYAZ Y. KHAN Many Hospitals in Mumbai are Running Buissness Without Completed Documentation with Blessing of Concerns Department and Massive Incident can be Repeated if Official Paid no Heed to the Complaints Jain Hospital in Goregaon West Mumbai is One after Several Reminder but no Action seen.
Abhishek Very unfortunate. We need to audit all our hospitals throughout the country, especially on fire safety. Many plazas and malls also have had fire incidents.