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Shocking! 3 Babies Die Of Low Oxygen In Raipur Hospital As Drunken Staffer Falls Asleep

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| August 21 , 2017 , 14:26 IST

Eerily similar to the Gorakhpur tragedy where nearly 70 children died at the BRD Medical College due to an alleged shortage of oxygen, 3 babies in a Raipur hospital died allegedly after oxygen supply was stopped when the hospital drunk on duty passed out. Luckily, other hospital staff members noticed the issue and the oxygen supply was restored in 30 minutes, preventing the loss of more lives.

According to reports, the operator Ravi Chandra at the Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital was heavily drunk and fell asleep resulting in the oxygen supply to 10 children getting stopped. Three of the children in critical condition, including a child with a heart condition, died due to the oxygen shortage.

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Chandra has been suspended by the hospital and arrested. Meanwhile, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has ordered an investigation into the deaths at the hospital, which occurred allegedly after the oxygen supply was stopped.

Although the cause of the deaths is relatively apparent in the case of the children's deaths at the Raipur hospital. Same is not the case in the deaths in Gorakhpur's biggest hospital where over 70 children died in the past two weeks.

Reports suggest that shortage of oxygen was behind the deaths while the government stated that a large number of deaths generally do take place during August due to encephalitis. The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath called for an inquiry and probe into the incident, while the Indian Medical Association also sent a team to probe the incidence.