WORLD 10 newborns die in hospital fire in India's Maharashtra

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10 newborns die in hospital fire in India's Maharashtra

Xinhua

11:28, January 09, 2021

MUMBAI, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- Ten children died after a fire broke out at a special newborn care unit in India's western state of Maharashtra in the wee hours of Saturday.
Seven children have been rescued from the hospital located in Bhandara district, 896 km from Mumbai, said a surgeon of the civic hospital.
The short circuit is believed to be the cause of the tragedy as per preliminary investigations, said a local police official.
More details are awaited.


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