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Hospital Fire

Bhopal Children's Hospital Fire: 4 Infants Dead, CM Announces Rs. 4 Lakh Compensation For Each

Nov 09, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Bhopal's Kamla Nehru Children's Hospital Fire: Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang said a short circuit might have caused the fire and described the situation inside the ward as 'very scary'.

Maharashtra Hospital Fire: 10 Covid-19 Patients Killed As Flames Erupt Inside ICU In Ahmadnagar

Nov 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A fire broke out inside an ICU with 25 patients in Ahmadnagar on Saturday, leaving at least 10 Covid-19 patients dead.

Fire In Romanian Hospital Kills At Least 9 People

All the patients had been evacuated from Constanta's Hospital for Infectious Diseases and the fire had been extinguished by mid-morning, Romania's emergency situations inspectorate said.

64 Dead After Fire Inside Coronavirus Ward In Iraq

Jul 13, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Health Ministry has not offered an official explanation of what caused the fire, but some believe it was caused by an oxygen cylinder rupture and others say it was caused by an electric short circuit. Officials have not been allowed permission to speak to any journalists about the incident.

Gujarat: Blaze At Bharuch Hospital Leaves 18 Coronavirus Patients Dead

The incident occurred at Welfare Hospital in Bharuch and the blaze erupted at around 1 am at the facility’s Covid-19 ward, an official said.

28 April, 2021

Maharashtra: 4 Patients Killed In Massive Fire At Private Hospital In Thane, 20 Evacuated

Outlook Web Bureau

The fire broke out at the Prime Criticare Hospital near Thane at 3.40 am.

26 April, 2021

Surat: Fire Breaks Out At ICU Of Private Hospital; 16 Critical Covid-19 Patients Rescued

Outlook Web Bureau

The fire broke out after a blast in the air conditioner caused either due to the short circuit or overloading.

18 April, 2021

Chhattisgarh Covid Ward Fire Toll 5, Govt Orders Probe

Outlook Web Bureau

While one patient was burnt alive, four others died of suffocation due to the fire at a private hospital in Raipur on Saturday.

10 April, 2021

Nagpur: Fire At Private Hospital Leaves Four Dead, Several Injured; PM Modi Expresses Grief

Outlook Web Bureau

A fire broke out at the hospital’s ICU unit located on the second floor at 8.10 pm on Friday, officials said. The incident occurred in the city’s Wadi locality

05 April, 2021

Brave Russian Doctors Perform Surgery As Hospital Burns, Watch Video

Outlook Web Bureau

A group of eight doctors and nurses completed the operation in two hours before removing the patient to another site.

31 March, 2021

Delhi: Fire Breaks Out At Safdarjung Hospital, Patients Moved Out

Outlook Web Bureau

Around 50 patients were immediately shifted to others wards with the help of hospital staff.


28 March, 2021

Uttar Pradesh: Fire Breaks Out At Kanpur Hospital, Patients Moved Out

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken cognisance of the incident and directed that the evacuated patients be provided immediate care.

27 March, 2021

Mumbai Hospital Fire: 6 Booked For Culpable Homicide

Outlook Web Bureau

At least 9 patients admitted at Mumbai’s Sunrise Hospital died after a fire broke out in the area late on Thursday

26 March, 2021

Mumbai Hospital Fire: CM Uddhav Thackeray Says, ‘ I Apologise’, Announces Rs 5 Lakh Compensation

Outlook Web Bureau

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray said strict action will be taken against those found responsible for the fire.

11 January, 2021

Hospital Fire Case: NHRC Sents Notice To Maharashtra Govt Over Death Of Infants

Outlook Web Bureau

The fire reportedly broke out at a special ward in the Bhandara district general hospital, Maharashtra during the early hours on Saturday, killing 10 infants

11 January, 2021

Maharashtra Hospital Fire: Couple Loses 4th Child After 3 Stillborn Kids

Outlook Web Bureau

'Such a thing should not happen to anyone.... children should live and should be playing,' baby's father said

10 January, 2021

Maharashtra Hospital Fire: Parents Accuse Hospital Staff Of Neglecting Duty

Outlook Web Bureau

CM Uddhav Thackeray, who has ordered a probe into the incident will be visiting Bhandara civil hospital today, and will also meet hospital staff and parents of the victims


09 January, 2021

Maharashtra Hospital Fire: Swift Action Of Fire Brigade Personnel Saved 7 Infants


Speaking to reporters, former chief minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis said security guards used a ladder to rescue the seven infants.

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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

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Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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