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Woman carried on bamboo basket, delivers en route hospital

ambulance failure

Koraput: A woman gave birth to a child while she was being taken near an ambulance on a bamboo basket after the vehicle could not enter the village to pick-up her.

The incident took place at Bandhaguda village in Dasmantpur block of Koraput district.

According to sources, the woman developed labour pain following which her family called up the 102 ambulance service. However, the ambulance did not reach the village due to the absence of a motor-able road and halted near Shukraput Square.

Later, the family members carried her on the bamboo basket. Before they could reach near the ambulance, the woman gave birth to a baby a few kilometers away from the village. Later, the woman and the newborn was shifted to hospital in the ambulance.


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