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

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

Maharashtra Hospital Fire: 10 Covid-19 Patients Killed As Flames Erupt Inside ICU In Ahmadnagar
A fire broke out inside the ICU of Civil Hospital in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, killing ten Covid-19 patients | Image for representation | PTI
Maharashtra Hospital Fire: 10 Covid-19 Patients Killed As Flames Erupt Inside ICU In Ahmadnagar
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2021-11-06T16:09:50+05:30

In a disturbing tragedy, a massive fire broke out at a hospital in Maharashtra's Aurangabad, killing ten Covid-19 patients. The incident took place in the Intensive Care Unit of the Civil Hospital in Ahmadnagar.


District Collector Rajendra Bhosale confirmed that 10 persons have passed away due to the fire. The cause of the fire remains unknown. 

According to reports, the ICU had 25 patients at the time the fire broke out.

Home minister Amit Shah and BJP minister DevendraFadnavis also tweeted about the incident. 

NCP leader Nawab Malik said that the matter will be investigated. “It will be investigated if the fire audits were conducted or not. In case it was done, then how did the fire begin and in case a fire audit was not conducted? Then who is responsible? All of this will be investigated," Malik was quoted by News18 as saying.   

 
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