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Man dies on way to hospital in Srinagar; locals blame traffic jam

The locals urged the authorities to keep a check on traffic mess in the city so that such incidents are prevented from happening in the future
03:14 PM May 02, 2024 IST | GK Web Desk
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Man dies on way to hospital in Srinagar; locals blame traffic jam --- Representational Image
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Srinagar, May 02: A 27-year-old man died on way in Sekidafar area of Srinagar with locals claiming the patient couldn’t reach hospital on time due to massive traffic jam.

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Quoting locals the news agency KNO reported that Jahangir Ahmad (27), a resident of Narwara area, was suffering from neurological issues for the last couple of months, however, his condition deteriorated this afternoon.

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“His family members immediately tried to shift him to SMHS hospital, however, due to traffic jam in Sekidafar area, the vehicle got stuck and despite hectic efforts by the local police, the patient couldn't reach hospital on time and died on way,” locals alleged.

They however praised the role of Safakadal police in clearing the traffic, but due to traffic mess the patient couldn’t be saved.

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The locals urged the authorities to keep a check on traffic mess in the city so that such incidents are prevented from happening in the future.

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