New Delhi, August 6 dmanewsdesk: Union Home Minister Amit Shah expressed sorrow over the loss of lives in a “tragic” fire accident in Ahmedabad on Thursday.
“Deeply anguished by the loss of lives due to a tragic fire accident at a hospital in Ahmedabad,” Shah said.
“My condolences and thoughts are with the affected families in this hour of grief. Praying for the speedy recovery of those injured,” he said in a Twitter message.
The blaze broke out around 3.30 am on the fourth floor of a four-storey private hospital in Navrangpura area of Ahmedabad, leaving eight COVID-19 patients dead.
The deceased comprise five men and three women, who were being treated at the ICU ward of the COVID-19 designated Shrey Hospital, a fire official said