Minor girl administered with wrong injection, dies


Cuttack: Tension ran high at a nursing home in Niali here on Sunday following the death of a minor girl after being administered with the wrong injection.

The deceased was identified as Sima Naik (9).

According to sources, Sima was ill since the past few days following which family members admitted her to a nursing home in Niali.

After the doctors here administered Sima with an injection, her health condition deteriorated and she died within a couple of hours.

Blaming the doctors for Sima’s death, the family members of the deceased created a ruckus and ransack the property at the private hospital. On intimation, police reached the spot and pacified the locals, sources said.

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