Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray meets Bhandara hearth victims’ kin, orders security audit

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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday mentioned orders have been issued for conducting security audit of all hospitals within the state, after 10 new child infants died in a hospital hearth in Bhadara. Thackeray flew in from Mumbai within the afternoon and met dad and mom of the infants who died within the hearth on Saturday. He additionally spoke to hospital and well being officers.

The chief minister advised reporters that he met the kin of the victims with folded palms.

“I couldn’t discover phrases to console them,” he mentioned.

“The probe we’ve introduced will even test if the fireplace was an accident or one thing which occurred on account of ignoring earlier security report,” Thackeray mentioned.

“I’ve additionally issued orders to test if there have been any incidents within the state of ignoring security norms at hospitals whereas combating the coronavirus pandemic,” he mentioned.

A crew has been shaped to enter the security elements of the incident, he mentioned. “Reality will come out. Stringent motion might be taken towards these accountable for any lapses,” he added.

Thackeray was accompanied by Maharashtra Legislative Meeting Speaker Nana Patole through the go to.

Ten infants died after the fireplace broke out on Saturday on the Particular New child Care Unit of the four-storeyed district hospital in Maharashtra’s Bhandara district city, about 900 km from the state capital Mumbai.

The hearth broke out round 1.30 am within the outborn part of the hospital, an official mentioned.

The outborn part is for youngsters born elsewhere however referred to the federal government hospital for particular remedy.

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