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Rajasthan: 5 newborns die in Ajmer hospital; Doctors blame dehydration

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 15 May 2016, 14:07 IST

Five newborns have reportedly died in the Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital in Ajmer city of Rajasthan allegedly due to doctor's negligence.

According to reports, the deaths of the infants - aged between 10 and 48-hours - were caused by dehydration. Some of the infants were underweight and malnourished.

The news of the deaths comes days after eleven inmates of a Rajasthan government-run rehabilitation home - including 8 children - died of suspected food poisoning and contaminated water.

-- With inputs from Rajasthan Patrika

First published: 15 May 2016, 14:07 IST
 
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