President Mukherjee Condoles Odisha Hospital Tragedy


NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday mourned the passings in the Odisha clinic fire and petitioned God for the harmed.

No less than 19 people were killed and more than 100 harmed in the fire that began on Monday around 7:30 PM at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital in Bhubaneswar.

Beginning examination recommended it could have been brought about by electrical short out.

The ICU, dialysis and crisis units where the fire broke out were fixed for examination,” Health Secretary Arti Ahuja had said.

A request was requested into the episode.