Karnataka: Angered by the passing of Covid-19 individual, household sets ambulance on flame | Hubballi News


BELAGAVI: Angered over the passing of a 55-year old Covid-19 individual, relatives place ambulance on fire close Belagavi Institute of Medical Sciences (BIMS) at Belagavi town at the night hours Wednesday.
The individual afflicted by SARI (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) has been declared to BIMS, a committed Covid clinic on July 19. He had been tested positive for publication coronavirus. But, failing to answer the treatment at ICU, he succumbed to the illness now. The individual hailed by the camp area from town.

Angered over the departure, a bunch of roughly 100 including household members assembled BIMS and proceeded rampage spree. The mob split into several classes pelted stones in the hospital, parked vehicles additionally manhandling group D employees from the hospital. Many employees including physicians were spotted running helter-skelter beyond the hospital.
It didn’t end there. The mob then arrived into the street facing the hospital and place fire to the sidewalk that came from Athani taluk, even as pelted stones at police vehicles. The ambulance was totally destroyed even though the fire brigade which was pushed into action doused fire. The strain prevailed for almost an hour with authorities fearing mild canning to pacify the audience.
BIMS Director, Vinay Dastikop advised TOI that physicians, nurses and other employees are brought within the hospital following the episode to fortify confidence to keep the obligation. He confessed that morale of the team was dented as many remain in the condition of shock. He added that there are more than 250 patients at the facility.
The authorities said a case was registered, even as analysis began. The sources said two individuals are detained and will be interrogated. Deputy commissioner M G Hiremath said the loved ones became more emotive on account of the passing indulging violence. Hiremath stated he visited the hospital and held short conversations with the team to improve confidence. “We’ve already increased safety arrangements and a single police vehicle was set up to prevent repetition of these cases and section 144 was clamped,” he informed.


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