Minor girl dies soon after being injected in Rajshahi

Sun Online Desk

12th July, 2019 05:11:50 printer

Minor girl dies soon after being injected in Rajshahi

A three-year-old child was died soon after a nurse of a local hospital pushed an injection to her in Puthia of Rajshahi early Friday, according to media report.

The deceased was identified as Tisha Khatun, daughter of Manik, resident of Palopara village under Puthia municipality.

The indecent took place at Puthia Upazila Health Complex at around 5:00am.  

The family members of the victim claimed that the child was admitted in the health complex with normal fever. Following advice of a physician of the hospital, a duty nurse pushed an injection to the child that caused severe convulsion. After that  the minor girl died within few minutes.     

Shakhil Uddin Ahmed, officer-in-charge of Puthia police station, confirmed the news.

The incident is now under investigation, although no one made any complaint in this regard. Action will be taken if there was any irregularity, the OC said.