Pregnant woman dies of "hospital's negligence" in Janakpur

DHANUSHA: A pregnant woman died at a hospital in Janakpur, allegedly due to the negligence on the part of the health facility.

The deceased woman has been identified as 22-year-old Jibchhi Devi of Dumariya in Sarlahi district, informed police.

She was admitted to the Arya Care and Cure, which allegedly is being run illegally, for childbirth. The 40-bed hospital is being operated with just two nurses.

The incident occurred 13 days after a seal put by the District Health Office Chief was taken off.