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India to probe deaths of disabled children at home

Health and Family Welfare Minister J P Nadda has vowed to investigate the deaths

By: Eastern Eye Staff

India announced an investigation on Sunday into the deaths of 12 mainly mentally and physically disabled children at a government-run home amid fears they were given toxic water or food. The children, many of them reportedly orphans, were raced to hospital in the last two weeks in the northern state of Rajasthan after going into septic shock at the home outside the tourist city of Jaipur. Three other children are fighting for their lives in a critical condition, according to the Hindustan Times newspaper on Sunday. Health and Family Welfare Minister J P Nadda said he dispatched a team to…

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