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Locals stage dharana before Koraput Hospital over patient’s death

6/02/2021 at 3:59 PM

Koraput, Feb 6: Healthcare service was disrupted at Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College & Hospital, Koraput following a protest over death of a dengue patient on Saturday.

Irate locals staged a dharana before the medical college gate blaming negligence in treatment for death of the patient.

Sources said, Amit Kumar Das (22) was undergoing treatment at Koraput Medical College and Hospital for dengue for the last few days.

However, Amit’s condition deteriorated last evening. His attendants cried for help seeking instant care but in-vain. Amit breathed his last late last night.

Reacting on it, Amit’s family raised voice against the attending doctors alleging negligence in duty. Being informed about death the youth, locals sat on a dharana before the hospital gate blocking the way to it.

Police rushed to the spot being informed about the incident and tried to pacify the mob.

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