Fire at maternity ward of AMCH; newborn killed, several injured

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Published: November 9,2020 09:35 AM
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November 9, 2020: In a shocking and gruesome incident, one newborn was killed and several were injured after a devastating fire broke out in the maternity ward of Assam Medical College and Hospital

November 9, 2020: In a shocking and gruesome incident, one newborn was killed and several were injured after a devastating fire broke out in the maternity ward of Assam Medical College and Hospital in Dibrugarh, on Sunday night.



Reportedly, the fire broke out inside the intensive care unit where the infant was in ventilation which led to the infant's death. Many patients and non-patients were injured after emergency evacuation from the 4th floor of the hospital building.



As the blaze broke out the firefighters were rushed to the site.



It has been suspected that the short circuit had triggered the fire.



It may be mentioned that the fire incident had happened previously in the hospital.


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