At least 9 dead after fire breaks out in Indian hospital

STORY: The victims of the fire that broke out in the ICU Intensive Care Unit of Jabalpur town's New Life Hospital, included five patients and three hospital workers, said media reports.

Media reported the possible cause of the fire to be a short circuit, which caused severe burns and killed nine, while several other injured had to be sent to another hospital.

Rescue operation was still underway as fire tenders and State Disaster Emergency Response Force personnel tried to look for more victims.

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