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UP: After Gorakhpur, Farrukhabad hospital reports death of 49 children

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Sep 4, 2017, 12:59 pm IST
Updated Sep 4, 2017, 1:57 pm IST
Farrukhabad DM, hospital chief medical officer, chief medical superintendent of district hospital have been removed.
49 children died due to shortage of oxygen at Farrukhabad district hospital. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)
 49 children died due to shortage of oxygen at Farrukhabad district hospital. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

Farrukhabad: In yet another tragedy after Baba Ragav Das (BRD) medical College and Hospital, 49 children were reported dead at the district hospital at Farrukhabad due to lack of oxygen allegedly.

Farrukhabad District Magistrate, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Chief Medical Superintendent (CMS) of district women hospital were removed after the death loss of innocent lives.

 

An FIR has been earlier lodged against both CMO, CMS on Sunday by the city magistrate, official sources said.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath swept into action soon after getting the reports of the incident shown on local channels about death of 49 children in the hospital and directed District Magistrate Ravindra Kumar to conduct a probe.

The probe confirmed that the deaths were due to shortage of oxygen.  

City Magistrate, Jayendra Kumar Jain and SDM Ajit Kumar Singh said the probe found that deaths were due to lack of oxygen.

With Agency Inputs.

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