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Social activist makes appeal as health workers come under attack

Jammu: Srinagar based social activist Zahid Bhatt, who is also associated with the BJP

Bhatt urged people to get jabs as the vaccination is solution to prevent the  deadly infection. He also urged people to stop attacking on health workers as they are leaving no stone unturned to vaccinate majority of people.

Here is appeal made by  Social activist

 

Earlier,  a family allegedly attacked a medical team on Thursday in Zuban locality of Chuntimulla village in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district after they tried to persuade them to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

An official said that the medical team while conducting a vaccination drive in the village were attacked by a family.

He said that the medical team had done only six vaccines at the time of the incident and they had to return back till a police party was sent by the nearest police post.

A health worker who was present at the spot said that the villagers claimed that they were in good health and did not need any vaccine.

Meanwhile, a video of the incident has also gone viral on social media in which a family is seen attacking the health department team with stones.

When contacted deputy commissioner Bandipora, Dr Owais said that an enquiry has been initiated into the incident and legal action will be taken against the involved persons and such incidents will never be tolerated.

Meanwhile, a police official while confirming the incident said that they have detained a person in this regard and further action has been taken up