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Gorakhpur: 30 children die after oxygen disrupted at BRD hospital

11 August, 2017 3:25 PM
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Gorakhpur: 30 children die after oxygen disrupted at BRD hospital

In a shocking incident, at least thirty children lost their lives in the last 48 hours after the oxygen supply was disrupted at a government-run hospital at Bihar's Gorakhpur district. 

Gorakhpur: In a shocking incident, at least thirty children lost their lives in the last 48 hours after the oxygen supply was disrupted at a government-run hospital at Bihar's Gorakhpur district.

Gorakhpur District Magistrate Rajeev Rautela confirmed the news and said that at least 30 children died due to the shortage of Oxygen supply.

Hospital authorities told India TV that the agency responsible for supplying oxygen stopped supply last night, leading to the death of children, mainly suffering from encephalitis.

The incident comes two days after the visit of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to the hospital to review its functioning.

Gorakhpur, where the hospital is located, is the Lok Sabha constituency of the CM Adityanath.

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Source: zeenews.india.com

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