statesman news service
Behrampore, 21 July
Three nurses on duty were injured as a portion of the roof of a building collapsed at the maternity section of Behrampore Sadar Hospital today, hospital sources confirmed. The roof of the building housing the Operation Theatre of the maternity ward collapsed but major casualty was averted as no surgery was going on at that time. One of the injured nurses, Anima Das, was admitted to Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital. The maternity patients in need of caesarian operation were also shifted to the Medical College and Hospital. The Chief Medical Officer of Health, Murshidabad, Dr Ajoy Chakraborty said that the maternity section operates in the age-old building of state general hospital where two small OTs are conducted. The emergency caesarian cases have been shifted to the new building of the MMCH, the CMOH added.