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Aug 13, 2017 03:06 PM IST | Source: NEWS18.com

Gorakhpur Hospital Tragedy: CM Yogi Adityanath says no death 'due to shortage of oxygen'

Adityanath expressed condolences and said his government has sought a detailed report on the incident in Gorakhpur, his home constituency.

Gorakhpur Hospital Tragedy: CM Yogi Adityanath says no death 'due to shortage of oxygen'

Amid a continuing health crisis in Uttar Pradesh that has resulted in the deaths of more than 60 children, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday evening denied allegations by families that such a large number of children had died due to the "shortage of oxygen supply" at the BRD hospital.

Adityanath expressed condolences and said his government has sought a detailed report on the incident in Gorakhpur, his home constituency.

"The government is looking into the role of the gas supplier and a probe has been launched. Those responsible for this will be dealt with strictly," Adityanath said. A committee has been constituted to investigate the matter.

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