In a tragic incident, 11 Covid-19 patients died due to lack of oxygen in a hospital in Nashik, Maharashtra after an oxygen tanker leaked outside its premises.
All the victims were on ventilators and in need of constantly oxygen supply. The hospital was Zakir Hussain Hospital which is a Covid dedicated facility. Around 150 patients were either oxygen-dependant or on ventilators.
It halted the oxygen supply for 30 minutes.
Visuals from the hospital show rapidly leaking gas from the tanker and covering the surrounding areas in white fumes.
#WATCH | An Oxygen tanker leaked while tankers were being filled at Dr Zakir Hussain Hospital in Nashik, Maharashtra. Officials are present at the spot, operation to contain the leak is underway. Details awaited. pic.twitter.com/zsxnJscmBp