A fire broke out at Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical college hospital in Uttar Pradesh on Monday morning. The exact reason for fire is not ascertained. Fire tenders arrived at the Hospital premises and has now begun its rescue operations.
Thick black fumes are billowing out of the administration block of the hospital building. This hospital is in the news for the last many months for wrong reasons. In August 2017, as many as 296 children died at BRD Medical College Hospital here, which has recorded 1,256 deaths since January, its principal said today. Of the August figure, 213 died in the neo-natal ICU and 83 in the encephalitis ward, principal P K Singh said.