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Pregnant lady airlifted from Tangdar to Srinagar for specialized treatment

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KUPWARA: With the personal and timely intervention of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Dr. Doifode Sagar Dattatray, a pregnant lady, who was in need of specialized treatment, was airlifted from Tangdar to Srinagar today morning, thereby saving the life of the patient.

A 38-year-pregnant lady, Nusrat Begum, wife of Ali Asgar, from Chitterkote, block Teetwal in Karnah subdivision of Kupwara district was admitted to SDH Tangdar for her treatment, late yesterday evening.

During the treatment, doctors required specialized treatment of the patient at Srinagar. This information was brought to Deputy Commissioner Kupwara through SDM Karnah. 

The Deputy Commissioner put his all possible efforts and managed a chopper from the Army. 

The chopper could not make a landing at Tangdar Helipad due to poor visibility. After the painstaking efforts of the Army and District Administration Kupwara, the operation continued today. 

The patient was today morning airlifted from Tangdar Helipad in presence of SDM Karnah, Dr. Gulzar Ahmad, Tehsildar, and SHO. The patient was accompanied by one Medical Officer and one Attendant from SDH Tanghdar.

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