Kolkata, Oct 27 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS): Infant deaths haunted Kolkata once again as twelve babies have reportedly lost their lives at the BC Roy Pediatric Hospital in 48 hours.
Four infants died on Wednesday. Most of the infants who died were aged less than six months.
Shocked parents claimed that the tragic incident occurred due to negligence on the part of the hospital authorities.
Earlier, in June, similar incident had taken place at BC Roy Pediatric Hospital when 21 babies had died within 48 hours in the hospital.
In 2006 more than 20 babies had died within a week in the hospital.
In 2002 also similar deaths of 31 babies had occurred in this hospital.