BHOPAL  : A two-year-old girl died after falling from bed at Berasia community health centre (CHC) on Sunday afternoon. She was admitted to the hospital for treatment of diarrhoea along with her brother on Saturday.

Nikita Kushwaha, 2, daughter of Amit Kumar, was admitted on Saturday to CHC, Berasia. As per the reports, the girl was sleeping on her bed in the general ward, where her mother and aunt were also present. Her mother was having lunch on the floor. When Nikita woke up, she tried to reach for her mother and fell from the bed. She was immediately inspected by the doctor but after few minutes she died. CMHO Dr Veena Sinha said that the child was not alone; she was with her mother and aunt. “The child was severely stricken by malnutrition too apart from having lost all her energy due to diarrhoea and that is why she couldn’t bear the accident”, said Sinha.

Dr. Kiran Wadiwa, chief block medical officer, Bersiya CHC said that the doctors tried to save her but she was so weak that she could not handle the shock and pain of the accident.

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