Maharashtra hospital fire: Goa CM condoles death of infants

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Panaji, Jan 9 (PTI) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday expressed grief over the death of ten infants in a fire incident at a government hospital in Maharashtra.

Ten babies, aged between one month and three months, died after a fire broke out in the special newborn care unit of the hospital in Maharashtra's Bhandra district in the early hours on Saturday, doctors said.

'Deeply pained by the terrible incident at Bhandara, Maharashtra resulting in loss of young lives. My thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved families in this hour of distress. May God give courage to the families to bear this irreparable loss,' the chief minister tweeted. PTI RPS NSK NSK