The Kolkata hospital where a blaze killed scores of people has denied any violations of safety measures after the West Bengal chief minister ordered that its license be withdrawn.
The death toll from the fire has now risen to 89.
Satyabrata Upadhyay, senior vice president of the AMRI hospital company, said the loss of life was "extremely unfortunate and painful." Upadhyay also said the compensation that would be given to families of those killed would be 200,000 rupees (about $4,000).
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