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Pregnant lady dies at SKIMS, family alleges medical negligence

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Srinagar: Family members of a pregnant lady, who died at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) on Sunday, alleged medical negligence by hospital authorities in the death.


The family members of the deceased woman identified as Ulfat Jan resident of Wakura Ganderbal, held a protest at SKIMS Soura against hospital administration alleging that “She was not given proper treatment which consequently led to her death” this morning.


The relatives of the deceased lady have demanded stern action against the doctors, who they said were supposed to be present.


Medical Superintendent of SKIMS, Dr Farooq Jan said “An enquiry has been initiated in this regard and the committee has been asked to submit the report within 5 days.

Whosoever will be found involved in any kind of negligence will be dealt with strictly as per law,” Jan added. (Agencies)


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