Free Sterilizations In India Kill 8 Women
To curb population growth, the Indian government offered free sterilizations. But the procedure just killed eight women.By Matt Moreno | November 11, 2014
Eight women have died and even more are hospitalized in India after female sterilization went wrong.
Reports from the area say around 30 women are hospitalized, though those numbers could rise. At least 80 women received sterilization surgery at a government clinic but later felt ill. (Video via CNN)
AL JAZEERA: "Allegations are surfacing that all 80 of these surgeries took place in a five-hour period and ... these surgeries were rushed in order to meet a government target number."