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Patna: Man carries son's body on shoulder after hospital refuses ambulance

A man in Patna carried the body of his son on a shoulder as hospital authorities allegedly denied him an ambulance, yet another incident of apathy to the poor.


By   |  Updated On : July 26, 2017 02:54 PM
Man carries son's body on shoulder after hospital refuses ambulance. (PHOTO CREDIT: ANI)

Man carries son's body on shoulder after hospital refuses ambulance. (PHOTO CREDIT: ANI)

New Delhi :  

A man in Patna carried the body of his son on a shoulder as hospital authorities allegedly denied him an ambulance, yet another incident of apathy to the poor. The incident reignited the memory of the shocking incident where in Dana Majhi of Odisha's Kalahandi district had to carry the body of his wife on his shoulder for 10 km due to the similar condition of the hospital authorities.

In May, a labourer had to carry the body of his 15-year-old son on his shoulders after allegedly being turned away by doctors at a government-run hospital in Etawah.

This case is not alone, there were many incidents were allegedly hospital denied to provide ambulance service to hinterlands that led to the deaths of patients.

First Published: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 02:21 PM

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