Police evacuates critically-ill child to Hospital amid heavy snow accumulation in Kulgam

SRINAGAR (KIMS) — While continuing its unwavering efforts to help the needy, the Jammu and Kashmir Police evacuated a critically-ill child to the hospital amid heavy snow accumulation and slippery roads in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

“After receiving distress call from the Medical Superintendent Emergency Hospital Qazigund during the proceeding night of Tuesday and Wednesday, stating therein that a critically-ill child was in dire need to be shifted to Anantnag as they were unable to shift him in ambulance amid heavy accumulation of snow and slippery road,” the Jammu and Kashmir Police said in a statement.

“Acting swiftly, a Police party of Police Station Qazigund immediately rushed to the spot and shifted the patient to Maternity & Child Care Hospital Anantnag safely in an official vehicle (BP Bunker) for medical treatment as the ambulance was unable to run due to heavy snowfall accumulation on the road,” the statement said.

“Locals, especially family members of the patient thanked and applauded the efforts of Kulgam Police for prompt response and timely assistance,” the statement said. — (KIMS)