Nurse tries abortion, kills pregnant woman

7 Aug, 2012 10:49 IST|Sakshi
Nurse tries abortion, kills pregnant woman

A pregnant woman died at a government-run hospital in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday after a nurse there allegedly attempted to perform an abortion procedure in the absence of a gynaecologist.

According to reports, the deceased is said to be unmarried. She was four months pregnant and wanted to get rid of the feotus. She approached a nurse who agreed to do the procedure.
The incident took place at Kothapeta in Vijayawada. The condition of lady deteriorated during the operation and the nurse got her shifted to a private hospital, where she died.
The relatives of the deceased, carrying her body, staged a protest outside the hospital demanding action against the nurse and hospital superintendent.

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