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10 infants killed in tragic Mumbai Hospital fire

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Mumbai, Jan 9: In a tragic incident at least Ten babies have died after a fire broke out at a hospital in Maharashtra at around 2 AM. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the deaths and called the incident a “heart-wrenching tragedy”.


Seventeen babies were admitted at the Special Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) of the four-storeyed hospital in Maharashtra’s Bhandara district, about 900 km from the state capital Mumbai, at the time of the incident. Seven of them, who were admitted to the inborn ward of the unit, were rescued; those in the outbound ward couldn’t be rushed out in time.

“Heart-wrenching tragedy in Bhandara, Maharashtra, where we have lost precious young lives. My thoughts are with all the bereaved families. I hope the injured recover as early as possible (sic)”. Prime minister Narendra Modi twetted.

All of those who died were aged between a few days and three months
Offical added that , Seven children were rescued from the unit, adding that Nurses on duty first noticed smoke coming out from the neonatal care unit, according to reports, and raised alarm


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