In an unfortunate mishap, at least one of the child died when a fire broke out in the CIMS children ward.
There are also other five children who have been rescued from the fire but their condition is as yet serious.
The children have been rushed to other hospitals of the Bilaspur district.
The state health Minister TS Singhdeo has promptly constituted team to probe the fire mishap in the child ward of the hospital.
It is not yet known as to what caused the child’s death.
The deceased child has been identified as seven day old from Bhatapara.
The health department officials have stated that while five of the serious children have been sent to private institutions, the other nine have been admitted in government hospital.
It is suspected that the fire started due to a short circuit.