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Watch: Fire breaks out at Murshidabad hospital; two dead, many feared trapped

At Least Two People Were Killed And Several Other Were Feared Trapped In A Fire At Government Hospital In West Bengal’s Murshidabad District On Saturday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ankit Pal | Updated on: 27 Aug 2016, 02:16:21 PM

New Delhi:

At least two people were killed and several other were feared trapped in a fire at government hospital in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district on Saturday.

Panic prevailed in the hospital as people ran helter-skelter leading to a near stampede.

"A fire broke out in the hospital. Two causalities were reported. Fire has been brought under control. There is no need for panic", Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) S Saha said.

West Bengal CM Mamata banerjee has announced Rs.2 lakh compensation for next of kin of those who lost their lives.

He said an AC unit was the source of the fire.

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First Published : 27 Aug 2016, 02:13:00 PM