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Ailing man dies on way to hospital in Srinagar; locals blame traffic jam

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Srinagar: A 27-year-old man died on the way in Sekidafar Srinagar with locals claiming that the patient couldn’t reach the hospital on time due to a massive traffic jam in the area.

Quoting locals, the news agency KNO reported that Jahangir Ahmad (27), a resident of the Narwara area, has been suffering from some health issues for the last couple of months. His condition deteriorated this afternoon.

“His family members immediately tried to shift him to SMHS Hospital, however, due to a traffic jam in the Sekidafar area, the vehicle got stuck and despite hectic efforts by the local police, the patient couldn’t reach the hospital on time and died on the way,” locals alleged.

The locals have urged the authorities to keep a check on traffic mess in the city so that such incidents are prevented in future.


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