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Delhi Govt. to hold emergency meeting in wake of Gorakhpur tragedy

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The is set hold an emergency meeting in wake of the Gorakhpur tragedy where more than 70 children died at BRD Hospital due to alleged lack of oxygen supply.

Chief Minister Kejriwal will preside over the meeting which is to be held on August 16.

Kejriwal has ordered to take stock of the correct position of all the hospitals in (inclusive drugs / oxygen cylinder / life saving drugs) and prepared a blue print accordingly.

Meanwhile, tragedy continued to descend upon Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College hospital, as another child succumbed to encephalitis today, taking the death toll over 70.

11 children died on Saturday and until Friday the death toll stood at 60.

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First Published: Sun, August 13 2017. 15:57 IST