Lack of ambulance endangers SKUAST student’s life

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Student suffers stroke, colleagues boycott classes  

SRINAGAR: Veterinarian students at SKUAST, Shuhama, Ganderbal, have boycotted their classes this morning following “heart attack” of their colleague in the varsity lawns on Thursday evening. 

The students were protesting in the campus against the university administration for failing to provide medical aid to the student and rushing him to hospital. 

“No immediate medical facility was provided by the University administration to our colleague even though he was lying like a corpse. Not even ambulance was made available to him,” said a student, Rouf Ahmad.

A 4th year student of Veterinary Science, from Kishtwar, suffered heart attack in the university campus on Thursday evening and was rushed to the SKIMS, Soura, where he is in ICU for treatment.

Agitated with the university’s “carelessness”, all the students have started protests in the university and have boycotted their classes, he said.

Refuting the claims of the agitating students about the failure of rushing the student to the hospital,

“The driver of the ambulance was not immediately available to take the ailing student to a hospital, SKUAST Dean Veterinary Science, Dr Sarfaraz said. “It took some time to arrange another driver to shift the student to SKIMS.”

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