AMRI fire: Toll rises to 93 with 2 more deaths

A police constable and a female patient, rescued from the fire-ravaged AMRI Hospital, died today taking the toll in Friday`s inferno to 93.

Kolkata: A West Bengal police constable and a
female patient, rescued from the fire-ravaged AMRI Hospital in
Dhakuria, died today taking the toll in Friday`s inferno to
93.

Constable Babulal Bhattacharya died at the AMRI Salt Lake
Hospital where he was shifted from Dhakuria after the fire.

Bhattacharya, a resident of Sonarpur in South 24-Parganas
district, was admitted to AMRI, Dhakuria with heart problems.

The other casualty was that of a female patient, who died
at a city nursing home after she was evacuated from the AMRI
hospital.

Medical director of the Belle Vue Clinic P K Tondon said
82-year-old Neela Dasgupta died of natural causes. "She had
myocardial infarction. It was a case of cardiac arrest,"
Tondon said.
Her daughter, Jaya Dasgupta, is the state Development and
Planning Secretary.
PTI

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