Indian Army helps poll officials who met with accident

Guwahati

In a tragic incident, a police vehicle on election duty, escorting the vehicles carrying EVM machines met with an accident near Bokajan Village in Karbi Anglong District during the night of 18/19 April 2019.

A request was received by the Army from ADG Police (Law and Order), Assam, to provide necessary assistance to the three policemen and one civilian who were injured in the accident.

Army immediately swung into action and the Military Hospital at Dimapur was alerted. Patients who had multiple head and chest injuries, on arrival were immediately resuscitated and admitted in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital.

A surgical team attended to the patients and provided necessary treatment. It has now been confirmed by the Army that condition of all the patients was stable and they were out of danger.

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