FOUR AR­RESTED OVER HOSPI­TAL FIRE IN IN­DIA

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NEW DELHI: Po­lice ar­rested a doc­tor and three other staff on charges of homi­cide on Tues­day over a blaze at an In­dian hospi­tal that left 20 peo­ple dead. The four from Bhubaneswar city hospi­tal in Odisha are fac­ing ini­tial charges of “homi­cide not amount­ing to mur­der” and neg­li­gence af­ter a fire broke out in the in­ten­sive care unit on Mon­day. “The four were taken into cus­tody late on Tues­day. They in­clude med­i­cal su­per­in­ten­dent, an en­gi­neer and two oth­ers,” city po­lice com­mis­sioner Yo­gesh Khu­ra­nia said. – AFP

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