Attack on doctor: Dhenkanal DHH staffers launch cease work strike

Dhenkanal: Staffers of the Dhenkanal District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) have launched a cease work strike for indefinite period opposing the attack on a doctor.

As per reports, Dr Tushar Kant Rath while being on emergency duty at the OPD yesterday received a patient and declared the patient brought dead after examination. Relatives and friends of the deceased then abused and assaulted the doctor and supporting staff besides ransacking hospital properties.

An FIR in this connection has been lodged with the Dhenkanal Town police. The staffers today resorted to the cease work strike demanding immediate arrest of the attackers.

Worth mentioning, the employees have been demanding creation of a police outpost on the hospital premises for their safety and protection.

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