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Attendant accuses Doctor of physical assault

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Srinagar: A doctor allegedly slapped an attendant after he approached him with X-ray of his cousin who was injured in an accident at Lalpora area of Kunzer Tangmarg.
As per reports an accident took place in the Monglora Kunzer area in which one Ashiq Ahmad khawaja was injured. He was rushed to Primary Health Center Kunzer by his cousin, Muneer Ahmad
“After first aid, an X-ray was done. There was no doctor and I was directed to consult Dr Iqbal who was in his vehicle. As I approached him, he slapped me and threw the X-ray away,” Muneer Ahmad, the injured victims cousin said.
The locals demanded action against the doctor. They also urged administration to ensure that doctors are available in the PHC on time.
When contacted concerned Block Medical Officer Dr Rukiya told that action as per rules will be initiated if the doctor was found at fault. “His one day salary has been ordered to be deducted and inquiry will be conducted to see what led to the incident.” (GNS)


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