Three new born infants and expecting woman die in hospital in Assam



Guwahati: Three new born infants and an expectant mother have died at the Sibsagar Civil Hospital with a magesterial inquiry being ordered on Saturday.

"I am very upset with the death of three infants and an expectant mother in Sibsagar. I am sending senior official to find out the reasons and to take necessary action," Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Twitter.

Sibsagar Deputy Commissioner JN Lahkar ordered a magisterial inquiry and ordered suspension of two nurses and an assistant.

Family members of the dead infants and the woman have alleged negligence by the nurses and assistants on duty.

PTI