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Mother’s crumb of comfort after losing one of her triplets in Senegal fire

Mother’s crumb of comfort after losing one of her triplets in Senegal fire

NGOUDA DIONE and BATE FELIX ANTA BA arrived at the gate of the Tivaouane hospital in western Senegal early on Thursday to breastfeed her baby daughter, the only one of her triplets not discharged because she was still considered too weak. But a guard stopped her and told her that there had been a fire in the neonatal unit. None of the newborns had survived. Ba, 30, was shattered. Her only crumb of comfort was that her newborn daughter and son had been healthy enough to be taken home from the ward on Wednesday afternoon, just hours before the tragedy…
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