Connect with us

NEWS

11 new born babies die in hospital fire

Published

on

ELEVEN newborn babies have reportedly died in a fire incident that occurred in a hospital in Senegal.

  Senegal’s President, Macky Sall wrote on Twitter on Thursday that the fire broke out at night in the maternity ward of the Mame Abdou Aziz SyDabakh hospital in the Western city of Tivaouane.

  According to initial reports, the Health Minister, Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr, said an independent investigation had it that the fire was caused by a short circuit and spread rapidly.

  The government also promised to audit the technical equipment of clinics nationwide.

  A Tivaouane resident, who volunteered to help with the rescue efforts, said that three babies had been rescued from the flames.

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Top Posts

Advertisement

Trending