Jammu and Kashmir: Army personnel became ‘angels’ for a pregnant woman, crossing snow-bound roads to reach the hospital
Indian Army Help Pregnant Woman: The patient was taken on foot from Sumwali village to Paro Detachment by the soldiers, then a necessary examination of the patient was done by the Indian Army medical team there. Later, the woman was immediately shifted to an ambulance and was taken to Boniyar PHC through snow-covered roads.
Army soldiers took the pregnant woman for some distance on foot and then sent in an ambulance. (PTI image)
Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir): Indian Army personnel on Tuesday rescued a pregnant woman from a village isolated due to heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir’s Buniyar. In an official statement, the Army informed that the personnel of Dagger Division helped Gulshan Begum, a woman from the remote Sumwali village of Buniyar tehsil, to reach the nearest Primary Health Care (PHC) center which is 20 km away from the village…
The army statement said, ‘The patient was taken out on foot from Sumwali village to Paro Detachment by the soldiers, then a necessary examination of the patient was done there by the medical team of the Indian Army. On checking and stabilizing the vitals, the woman was immediately shifted to a bed in an ambulance and taken through snow-covered roads to Boniyar PHC.
Army has helped a pregnant woman in the
past as well. Similarly, on November 25 last year, the Army rescued a pregnant woman in distress from Sumwali village near the Line of Control (LoC). According to an official statement, 30-year-old Atara was having severe stomach pain following which locals called up and urged the authorities to provide medical help.
The woman was having severe abdominal pain, the
the army said in its statement, ‘A pregnant woman (two months) Atara (aged 30 years, husband’s name Rashid) was received from the local people at 9 pm on 24th November at the Indian Army Post in Nala. received a request for immediate medical assistance, the woman was having severe abdominal pain. The army medical team at Nala Chowki checked the essentials and made a plan to evacuate the woman immediately.
It was also told that the villagers first rescued the woman on a stretcher from Sumwali to Chhotali. The woman was then taken from Chhotali to PHC Boniyar in an army vehicle under the protection of the Quick Response Team (QRT) of the Army’s Torna Battalion.