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West Bengal: 15 babies die in Malda hospital

Malda, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 18 October 2013, 02:45 PM

Fifteen babies, who were admitted to the Malda Medical College and Hospital in a critical condition, died on Friday, according to the official sources of the hospital.

M Rashid, the hospital superintendent, said that all the babies were referred in the hospital in a very critical condition and were underweight besides they were also suffering from breathing problems.

In past 24 hours, a total of 7 babies died, further added M Rashid.

The cases were referred from various districts of West Bengal like Uttar Dinajpur, Murshidabad and neighbouring states like Bihar and Jharkhand.

First Published: Friday, October 18, 2013 02:24 PM
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