Traffic in New Baneswor was disrupted for a few hours when angry crowd vandalised Everest Nursing Home alleging that a patient died due to doctors' negligence.
Tula Ram Gautam of Hetauda, who was discharged from the hospital five days ago, was readmitted today morning at 4.30AM after recurred illness. Gautam's relatives claim that he died due to the negligence of the nursing home staff.
Over hundred people including his relatives vandalised the hospital. Agitated crowd entered hospital premises and vandalised furniture, burnt tyres on the road in front of the nursing home, chanted slogans and demanded action against the doctors responsible.
The nursing home is under heavy policy security and patients are being reffered to other hospitals. Three protestors were injured when police baton charged to control the crowd. The situation in New Baneswor is reported to be tense.
A meeting is underway between family members of the late Gautam and the hospital administration at the District Administration Office to settle the dispute.
Similarly, a mob vandalized Lumbini Zonal Hospital (LZH) and two dozen other private clinics and set ablaze an ambulance, alleging that a patient was reportedly killed due to doctors' negligence.
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