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Heavy in India! Fire in a children's hospital, 6 newborns die

Heavy in India! Fire in a children's hospital, 6 newborns die

At least six newborn babies have died in a fire at a children's hospital in the Indian capital of New Delhi. The serious incident happened yesterday evening. 

Twelve newborns were rescued from the hospital, but six died in the fire, Atul Garg, chief of the Delhi Fire Services, told CNN . One of the rescued babies is in critical condition, while the other five are receiving medical attention, Garg said.

The rescued babies have not been identified as authorities have yet to find their birth records, which are suspected to have been burned in the fire.

Delhi Fire Services said it received a call at 11:32 pm local time and nine fire tenders were dispatched to the scene.

Rescue operations are underway, while it is reported that the fire started in a neighboring building, but the exact cause of the flames has not yet been determined. In 2021, 10 newborn babies died in a hospital fire in the western Indian state of Maharashtra.

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