8 women dead in botched surgeries at Chhattisgarh govt camp

November 11, 2014 7:35 AM

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8 women dead in botched surgeries at Chhattisgarh govt camp

Eight women died and 52 others have been hospitalised due to botched surgeries at a government-organised sterilisation camp in Chhattisgarh’s Bilaspur district. Four health officials including Chief Medical Health Officer of Bilaspur were suspended following the incident.

Around 60 women were admitted to different hospitals after they complained of complications following sterilisation surgery at the camp held at a private hospital in Pendari village on outskirts of Bilaspur town on Saturday, Bilaspur Collector Siddharth Komal Pardeshi said.

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