Madhya Pradesh: Fire in paediatric ICU of Bhopal’s Kamala Nehru Hospital; at least 4 children die | News

Nov 09, 2021, 08:11AM ISTSource: Times Now

At least four infants died in a fire that broke out in the special newborn care unit (SNCU) of Kamla Nehru Children’s Hospital here on Monday night, prompting the government to order a high-level probe into the incident. According to an official, the blaze started on the third floor of the hospital, which houses the ICU. Earlier, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan tweeted that three children died at the children’s ward of Kamla Nehru Hospital in Bhopal following an incident of fire. The CM has also ordered a high-level enquiry into the incident. “There were 40 children in the ward out of which 36 are safe. Ex gratia of Rs 4 lakh will be given to parents of each deceased,” Medical Education Minister Vishvas Sarang said.

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