AMRI Hospital: Saving Lives?

Dastidar, Surajit Ghosh
June 2013
Journal of Case Research;Jun2013, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p57
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the issue regarding a fire that broke out at Advance Medicare Research Institute (AMRI), a privately run hospital in the Eastern Indian city of Calcutta, on December 9, 2011. The disaster had killed 93 people of which 90 of them were patients and most of the deaths were caused by smoke suffocation. The fire was caused by a short circuit at the basement of the annex building and quickly spread trapping hundreds of people.


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