Ambulance failure: Pregnant woman carried to hosp on boat in Malkangiri

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Malkangiri: A pregnant woman from Janturai village of Balimela area in Malkangiri district was carried to the hospital initially on a motorboat and later on an auto-rickshaw as the village lacks proper road connectivity.

According to sources, the woman, identified as Daimati Puna complained of labour pain this morning following which her family members tried to contact the ambulance service.

However, the ambulance driver expressed his inability to reach the pick-up point due to the non-motorable road.

With no options left, the woman’s family members, with the help of health workers, carried the woman in a motorboat to the main road from where she was transported in an auto-rickshaw to the Chitrakonda hospital.

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