Friday, December 9, 2011

Inferno in Kolkata; 92 dead & counting

Inferno in Kolkata; 92 dead & counting
The City of Joy’s Apollo Medical Research Institute (AMRI) turned a veritable gas chamber in the wee hours of Friday, when a raging fire snuffed out at least 92 lives — mostly of patients.
The fire, which started in the basement, assumed hellish proportions as the centralised air-conditioning pumped smoke nonstop from ground zero to the second and third floors, where maximum casualties occurred. Post-mortem on 88 victims has revealed that cause of death was asphyxiation on account of inhalation of carbon monoxide...


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