NEW DELHI — A fire broke out from the intensive care unit of a government-run hospital in western India early Saturday, killing 10 babies, news and police reports said.
A preliminary evaluation suggests the fire resulted from an electrical short-circuit, ” said police officer V.S. Chavansaid
The Press Trust of India news agency said the babies were 3 weeks old.
Firefighters rescued seven infants in the toddler care unit of the hospital at Bhandara, a city in Maharashtra state almost 1,000 km (625 miles) south of New Delhi.