Over 40 Children die from lack of oxygen in UP’s govt hospital, again

Farrukhabad( UP ) : First Information Report(FIR) has been filed against the Chief Medical Officer(CMO)  of a government-run hospital in Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh, following death of 49 children, owing to lack of oxygen.

The District Magistrate(DM) has ordered a probe into the tragedy.

The occurrence follows similar tragedy at a state-run hospital in Gorakhpur, where at least 68 children died early last month .

Pertaining to Gorakhpur tragedy, Dr. Khafeel Khan, initially seen as savior of several children, was arrested on 3 August after being named in the case registered against those responsible for the mass deaths.

(More details awaited)

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