Devbrat Patnaik

Keonjhar: In an unfortunate incident, a woman today delivered a stillborn girl child after the 102 ambulance in which she was being carried to Karanjia hospital overturned near Tilabeda on National Highway-220 under Saharpada block of Keonjhar district.

As per sources, Budhuni Munda, wife of Narendra Munda of Chakundapala village here complained of labour pain this evening following which she was rushed to Patana Community Health Centre (CHC).

After a preliminary treatment, the doctors at the CHC referred Budhuni to Karanjia sub-divisional hospital.

The incident occurred when the 102 ambulance in which she was being shifted to Karanjia hospital lost its balance and overturned near Tilabeda area.

Under such circumstances, Budhuni delivered a stillborn girl child in the ambulance and with the help of locals, she was immediately rushed to Karanjia hospital in a 108 ambulance from the accident spot.

While doctors at the hospital stated that Budhuni’s condition is critical, Saharapada outpost in-charge has reached the spot and initiated an investigation into the incident.

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Another similar incident was reported from Mantriput of remote Malkangiri district this morning, where a pregnant woman delivered a baby girl in the ambulance while she was being carried to hospital. The woman was initially carried on a cot for nearly eight kms as ambulance failed to reach her due to absence of motorable road in the village.