West Bengal: 7 babies die in 24 hours in Malda hospital

Officials said on Friday that eight more babies died in the hospital in recent past.

Written by Press Trust Of India | Malda | Updated: March 14, 2014 11:24 am

As many as seven babies,who were admitted to the Malda Medical College and Hospital in critical condition,have died in a span of 24 hours.

Hospital officials said on Friday that eight more babies died in the hospital in recent past,taking the total number to 15.

Hospital superintendent M Rashid said all the babies were referred to them in a very critical condition and were underweight besides suffering from breathing problems.

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

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