12 patients killed in fire at Maharashtra's Vijay Vallabh COVID care hospital
MAHARASHTRA: In a shocking incident, 12 COVID-19 patients died after a massive fire broke out in Vijay Vallabh Covid Care hospital in Virar West, Maharashtra on Friday morning. According to the sources, at least 12 COVID patients charred to death in a fire accident that took place in the hospital. The officials immediately shifted the patients to other hospitals. The reason behind the fire accident is not yet known.
It is hard to identify the deceased patients as they charred beyond recognition. Some eyewitnesses alleged that Vijay Vallabh hospital didn't have any fire safety measures like water sprinklers. Police filed a case and an investigation is going on.