HIGHLIGHTS WESTERN REGION AT 5 PM

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Mumbai, May 1 (PTI) Top stories from western region at 5 pm.

BOM10 GJ-HOSPITAL-2ND LD FIRE Guj: 18 including 16 coronavirus patients killed in hospital fire in Bharuch Bharuch: At least eighteen persons including 16 COVID-19 patients died in a fire at a hospital at Bharuch in Gujarat in the early hours of Saturday, officials said.

BOM9 MH-VIRUS-RAUT Raut seeks SC-monitored national panel for COVID-19 management Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday demanded a Supreme Court-monitored national committee for COVID-19 management to address issues of oxygen supply, availability of beds, medicines and vaccination.

BOM5 GJ-VACCINATION Guj: Vaccination for 18-45 age group begins in 10 districts Ahmedabad: People in the age group of 18 to 45 queued up outside the inoculation centres in 10 districts of Gujarat, where the COVID-19 vaccination drive for this category began on Saturday.

BES3 MH-VIRUS-GOOD SAMARITAN Sikh man provides 'langar' on wheels to needy during pandemic Nagpur: A Sikh man has been criss-crossing the streets of Nagpur city of Maharashtra on his two-wheeler to provide free food to the needy everyday, a practice he has been following for the last few years, which continues even during the distressing times of coronavirus pandemic. PTI KRK KRK KRK