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Two medical teams sent to Uttarakhand

As thousands of pilgrims stranded in flood-hit Uttarakhand, the district health department on Saturday sent medical teams with ambulances to provide medical aid to them. Medical teams are also being sent from other districts of Punjab.

punjab Updated: Jun 22, 2013 17:08 IST
HT Correspondent

As thousands of pilgrims stranded in flood-hit Uttarakhand, the district health department on Saturday sent medical teams with ambulances to provide medical aid to them.

Following the instructions of Dr Ashok Nayar, director of the health and family welfare department, civil surgeon Dr Subhash Batta sent two ambulances with medical teams from the Khanna civil hospital and Lord Mahavira civil hospital, Ludhiana, to Rishikesh.

Dr KS Saini, assistant civil surgeon, said two more medical teams with ambulances would be sent from Jagraon and Samrala civil hospitals on Sunday.

He said the teams would provide medical aid to the people putting in relief camps.

Medical teams are also being sent from other districts of Punjab.