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‘World’s shortest horror story’: Cartoonists sketch the tragedy in Gorakhpur 

More than 70 children died in just five days at the hospital in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur last week.

india Updated: Aug 17, 2017 12:34 IST
HT Correspondent
A woman holds her child's hand at the encephalitis ward of the Baba Raghav Das Hospital in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.
A woman holds her child's hand at the encephalitis ward of the Baba Raghav Das Hospital in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.(AFP File Photo)

Cartoonists pens perhaps weighed heavy when they sketched the deaths of children in a government hospital in Gorakhpur last week. Their cartoons depicted pain and lamented India’s failure to get its public healthcare right 70 years after independence.

Here’s a compilation of cartoons on the Gorakhpur children deaths: