Pitched battle fought between patients’ family, doctors – Press Trust of India

14:43 HRS IST

Muzaffarpur, Apr 21 (PTI) A premier medical college
and hospital in north Bihar turned into a battle ground today
following pitched battle between doctors and relatives of a
patient in course of which two ambulances were set on fire.

The incident occurred at Shri Krishna Medical College
And Hospital (SKMCH) after the relatives, accompanying a
patient from Sheohar, complained that doctors were not paying
heed to the patient and beat up junior doctors at the
Emergency ward, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Town, Ashish
Anand said.

The junior doctors retaliated and beat up the
attackers.

The protestors set on fire two ambulances and also
damaged cars and two-wheelers of doctors, the DSP said.

Some junior doctors, wielding sticks, retailiated by
beating up the attackers, the DSP said.

Infuriated doctors have gone on strike, affecting
functioning of the OPD ward in the hospital.

The DSP along with sub divisional magistrate, Sunil
Kumar, have rushed to the hospital to bring the situation
under control.

Deputy Superintendent of SKMCH Sunil Shahi complained
of lack of security for doctors at the hospuital.

Today’s incident is the second in one week when
doctors had come under attack at the SKMCH.

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