Koraput: In absence of proper road connectivity, a pregnant woman was carried in a sling by locals through a river in order to avail the facility of an ambulance.
The incident occurred at Ghataguda village under Dasmantpur block in Koraput district.
According to reports, one Dhaben Muduli complained of labor pain following which her family members contacted an ambulance service.
Unfortunately, due to poor road connectivity, the ambulance was unable to reach the location.
With no other options left, family members of the woman carried her in a sling and waded through the river to the ambulance that was stationed around 1.5 kilometers away from the village.
She was later rushed to the hospital in the ambulance, sources said.