In a hear-wrenching tragedy, eight COVID-19 patients undergoing treatment at a COVID-19 designated Shrey Hospital in Ahmedabad were gutted in fire occurred at 3 am in Ahmedabad’s Navarangpura area.
As the blaze broke out at the Shrey Hospital in Ahmedabad’s Navrangpura area at around 3 AM, eight fire engines and 10 ambulances of the fire department were rushed to the site. Five men and three women – admitted to the ICU ward – died.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the deaths in his home state. “Saddened by the tragic hospital fire in Ahmedabad. Condolences to the bereaved families. May the injured recover soon.
The cause of the fire is not known yet, The Fire Officer said.