LF chairman demands detailed probe into AMRI fire

Kolkata: Opposition Left Front on Friday expressed shock at the loss of over 70 lives in the fire at AMRI hospital in the city and demanded a detailed inquiry into the incident.

Demanding compensation to the families of the deceased and also the injured, LF chairman Biman Bose said the state government should be more prompt in combatting the situation and speed up rescue operations.

''I cannot recall such a devastating fire in the city in the recent past. Our condolences to the bereaved families'', he said.