Hospital’s negligence claims life of new mother

Chitwan, Feb 11: Tensions ran high after the demise of a woman who gave birth in Bharatpur Hospital, Chitwan, today.
The relatives of the woman staged demonstration claiming that she died due to negligence of the hospital. Superintendent of Police Dipak Thapa said that police personnel have been mobilized in view of possible agitations. Bimala Shrestha, 34, of 11 Kilo in Gorkha district was admitted to the hospital on February 8 for delivery, the police said. It is said that Shrestha gave birth to a baby through scissoring on Friday morning.

The relatives of the victim said that Shrestha’s surgery was performed again in the evening on Friday after her health turned worse from the afternoon. Bimala passed away on Friday night after excessive bleeding due to ‘negligence’ of the medicos, allege the relatives.

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