Siddaramaiah demands probe into 24 deaths due to O2 shortage in Karnataka

Karnataka Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah on Monday demanded a judicial probe into the incident where 24 people died in the Chamarajanagar district allegedly due to oxygen shortage.”It is not just death. This is murder committed by the government. I demand a judicial probe into these deaths. Let the truth come out,” the former Chief Minister said.Taking to Twitter later, Siddaramaiah called for the resignation of Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and health minister K Sudhakar for the ‘state-sponsored murders’.”Series of SOS calls are being received due to lack of oxygen in various hospitals of our State. We don’t want to see another Chamarajanagar hospital incident. Every life is precious. To prevent further State sponsored murders, I call for #ResignBSY & #ResignSudhakar,” he tweeted.Over 24 patients, including several COVID-19 patients, died at a government hospital in Karnataka’s Chamarajanagar district allegedly due to the shortage of oxygen.Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has .