Govt provides free treatment to devotees injured in Riasi


On the directions of Governor N N Vohra, devotees who sustained injuries after a loose rock fell down on them in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir are being provided a free treatment in Reasi hospital.

The spokesman in a statement said two people were declared as brought dead, while the other 33 are undergoing treatment at this Hospital since last evening. Of these 33 patients, 6 who are seriously injured are being managed in the Intensive Critical Care Units, 4 of whom were operated last night by the Neurosurgery Team of the Hospital.

5 other patients, having different types of fractures, shall be operated electively today by the Orthopaedics Team of the Hospital. All the other patients are stable and shall be discharged in due course.

Earlier, Government sanctioned Rs 4 Lakh ex-gratia to the next of the kin of those who died due to sudden landslide at Siar Baba Water Fall in Reasi. An immediate relief of Rs 30000 was also provided to the persons injured in the tragic incident.


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