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At Least 8 Women Dead After State-Run Mass Sterilization Program in India

Indian officials say at least eight women have died after undergoing sterilization surgery at a government-run health camp in the central state of Chhattisgarh. The commissioner for India’s Bilaspur district, Sonmani Borah, said 24 of the more than 80 women who underwent sterilization on Saturday have been hospitalized. He said the women were sent home after their surgeries, but some were later admitted to a hospital in Bilaspur after falling ill. Borah said "reports of a drop...

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