Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Kendrapara, Dec 9:

A newborn died allegedly after falling down from a doctor’s hands at the district headquarters hospital (DHH) in Odisha’s Kendrapara today.


According to reports, one Jharana Mallick of Choti village in Indupur area here was admitted to Kendrapara DHH last night due to labour pain. She gave birth to a baby boy this morning.

The newborn fell down from a doctor’s hands when the doctor was holding the baby from legs to make the infant cry, Jharana alleged.

However, rejecting the allegation, the hospital authorities said that Jharana had given birth to a dead child.