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Pregnant lady’s death triggers violence in Bihar

Last Updated: Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 14:31

Nawada (Bihar): A woman and her child in the womb died in the district hospital here allegedly due to doctor`s negligence leading to violent protest by locals on Thursday, police said.

A pregnant woman, Sangeeta Kumari, had come to the hospital four days ago. Her relatives alleged that a lady doctor was pressuring the woman to come to her private nursing home and did not take care of her in the hospital.

For want of proper treatment, the woman and her child in the womb died last night in the hospital, they alleged.

Angry over the incident, kins of the victim staged violent protest in the hospital and reportedly beat up nurses.

They relented only when the district administration assured them of taking action against the accused doctor.


First Published: Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 14:31
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