Indore: Crowd pelted at doctors and health workers who went to Corona screening
The corona commanders who are battling the crisis and fighting the biggest war for the country i.e. doctors, nurses, health workers, scavengers and police are standing in the first row fighting this deadly virus. The Prime Minister has also thanked these warriors wholeheartedly in his address and appealed to the people to play applause in their honor. But this embarrassing picture has come out from Indore in Madhya Pradesh where a team of health workers who came for screening were beaten and stoned.
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A crowd of people attacked the health workers with stones. According to the information, this team went to the Tatpatti Bakhal area of Chhatripura police station in Indore. As soon as the team arrived, people started throwing stones and protesting at them. There was a lot of chaos in the entire area during that time. In view of the this, a large number of police forces were deployed. The police are identifying the commotion and stone pelting.
A person died of coronavirus infection in Tatpatti Bakhal area a few days ago and those who came in contact with the patient, the health department team went for screening of those people. But instead of cooperating, the people of the area became angry with the people of the health department and started violence and started throwing stones. Two doctors got hurt during stone pelting.
#WATCH Madhya Pradesh: Locals of Tatpatti Bakhal in Indore pelt stones at health workers who were there to screen people, in wake of #Coronavirus outbreak. A case has been registered. (Note-Abusive language) (1.04.2020) pic.twitter.com/vkfOwYrfxK
— ANI (@ANI) April 1, 2020
The area was declared contaminated to prevent Corona infection, barricading was done for safety but the mob also broke the barricades. This is not the first time that a team of the Health Department was pelted in this area, a similar incident has happened in the past. Significantly, the number of people infected with the coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh has reached 88 on Wednesday. Indore is the most affected by corona in the state and so far 65 people have been found corona infected.