Indian hospital officials charged over deadly fire

Residents of Kolkata played crucial role in rescuing victims from blaze that killed 90 people.

    The six directors of a private hospital in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata have appeared in court charged with culpable homicide, after a fire broke out that killed 90 people on Friday.

    Authorities say hospital managers failed to observe the correct safety procedures, forcing members of the local community to help rescue patients from the fire.

    Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports from Kolkata.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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