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NHRC notice to UP over minor girl's death

Posted on Mar 04 2014 | IANS

New Delhi, March 4 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Uttar Pradesh government over the death of a four-year-old girl due to alleged medical negligence.

Acting on media reports, the commission asked the UP director general of health services to file a report within four weeks, said an NHRC statement.

The media reports said the girl from a village in Hathras was suffering from abdominal pain and was also vomiting. Her condition deteriorated after she was administered some medicine prescribed by a quack.

Her family members took her to a district hospital in Aligarh where she was denied first aid because of which she died minutes later.

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