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2-year-old girl dies in Bihar on way to hospital

IANS  |  Patna 

A critically ill two-year-old girl died on Monday on her way to a hospital as Bharat supporters blocked roads in Bihar's town.

Pramod Manjhi, the victim's father, said his daughter was suffering from diarrhoea and was advised to take her to a hospital in

"We faced several obstructions on our way to the town. Our autorickshaw was stopped at many places which resulted in delay and led to her condition to deteriorate. She died before we reached," Manjhi, a Dalit villager from Belaganj, said.

However, Sub-Divisional Officer refuted Manjhi's claims, saying: "The child was seriously ill and her father delayed her hospitalisation."

The ruling and Janata Dal-United leaders attacked the opposition and its ally for the girl's death due to their shutdown called against fuel price hike.

The shutdown is being supported by the RJD, Left Parties,

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First Published: Mon, September 10 2018. 14:50 IST
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