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SHOCKING: No power, doctor stitches up patient's wounds under cell phone flashlight in UP's Firozabad

In a shocking incident, a doctor of District Combined Hospital of Uttar Pradesh was seen treating a patient under mobile phone flashlight in Shikohabad area in Firozabad district. There was no electricity when an elderly road accident survivor was brought to the hospital on Saturday.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: September 01, 2019 11:23 IST
Shocking! No power, Doctor stitches up patient's wounds

Shocking! No power, Doctor stitches up patient's wounds under cell phone flashlight in UP's Firozabad

In a shocking incident, a doctor of District Combined Hospital of Uttar Pradesh was seen treating a patient under mobile phone flashlight in Shikohabad area in Firozabad district. 

There was no electricity when an elderly road accident survivor was brought to the hospital on Saturday. Due to the lack of electricity in the hospital, the doctor treated the patient using cell phone flashlight.

The patient, who was injured in a road accident and was brought to the government hospital by his son, Manoj Kumar. He needed stitches on his forehead and the hospital staff gave him medical aid while another stood to hold the mobile phone with its flashlight turned on as there was no electricity in the hospital. 

"My father was injured in a road accident, so we brought him here. He was given stitches under a phone's flashlight by the staff of the hospital. The doctor was not present in his room at the hospital when my father was brought here," patient's son Manoj Kumar told ANI.

The on-duty doctor expressed his helplessness at the situation and said that he would report the incident to the Chief Medical Officer.

"There would have been no electricity in the hospital, so the patient was given treatment using the phone's flashlight. There is an inverter at the hospital, but it might have got discharged. Will inform the Chief Medical Officer about it," Dr Abhishek said.

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