Covid hospital in Gujarat's Bharuch in the early hours of Friday.The fire broke out in the ICU wing of the hospital due to a short circuit, said Rajendrasinh Chudasama, the superintendent of police at Bharuch.
It has since been doused."A fire broke out at ICU one unit at Patel Welfare COVID Hospital due to short circuit at around 12.30 am.
The fire has been doused. The initial reports suggest that there is a possibility that at least 12 people died in the fire. We can give a clear number by morning only," the SP said.He feared that casualties may go up.Around 50 other patients undergoing treatment at the hospital were rescued by locals and firefighters.Read more on livemint.com