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Another hospital death

PURULIA OCT. 26. Another death due to the alleged negligence of the attending doctor has been reported at the Purulia Sadar Hospital in West Bengal.

The district's Chief Medical Health Officer, B.B. Patra, said Ruma Chakraborty, who was admitted to the hospital on Saturday night, suffered prolonged convulsions after giving birth to a child, which led to her death.

However, the hospital staff and locals alleged that the doctor did not attend her when she was undergoing convulsions.

The doctor attending the patient was reported missing, police said adding there was tension in the area where the hospital is situated.

PTI

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