Woman dies after delivery, family alleges medical negligence

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Udala: Tension erupted at Udala sub-divisional hospital in Mayurbhanj district following death of a woman after delivery due to alleged medical negligence in the wee hours of Saturday.

The deceased was identified as Rasmita Mohapatra of Padmapokhari village under Kaptipada police limits in the district.

The family members of the deceased lodged a complaint with police today alleging that Rasmita died because of negligence of the doctors and lack of facilities at the hospital.

According to sources, Rasmita was admitted to the hospital last night at around 9 pm after she complained of labour pain. She delivered a baby girl at around 12 am.

Soon after the delivery, Rasmita complaint of severe stomach pain following which her mother called a doctor. But after visiting Rasmita once, the doctor did not come back again to check her. After writhing in pain, Rasmita died.

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