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Every life counts, pregnant lady airlifted from Tangdhar to Srinagar for specialized treatment, people hail the efforts of DC Kupwara

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Srinagar: Because of personal and timely intervention of Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Dr. Sagar Dattatray Doifode, a pregnant lady, who was in need of specialised treatment, was airlifted from Tangdhar to Srinagar on morning of January 14, thereby saved the life of the patient.

A 38-year pregnant lady, Nusrat Begum, wife of Ali Asgar, from Chitterkote, block Teetwal in Karnah subdivision of Kupwara district was admitted to SDH Tangdhar for her treatment, late Saturday evening. 

During the treatment doctors realised that the patient needed specialized treatment at Srinagar. This information was brought to Deputy Commissioner Kupwara through SDM Karnah.  

The Deputy Commissioner put his all-possible efforts and managed a chopper from the Indian Army. However, the chopper, arranged, could not make landing at Tangdhar helipad due to poor visibility. 

After painstaking efforts of the Indian Army and District Administration Kupwara, the operation continued on January 15. The patient was today morning airlifted from Tangdhar helipad in presence of SDM Karnah, Dr. Gulzar Ahmad, Tehsildar and SHO. 

The patient was accompanied by one medical officer and one attendant from SDH Tangdhar. The family members and the local people of Karnah subdivision have widely hailed the efforts of Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Indian Army, SDM Karnah and BMO for their timely intervention in airlifting the patient.


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