Army evacuates 2 critical patients

Srinagar: Army on Friday said it evacuated two critical patients in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district to hospital.
A pregnant woman, Harzia Bano, resident of Tsunwari village in Machhil, who had developed serious complications and required immediate medical help was initially carried on a stretcher by the troops from Tsunwari to ZGali and then in an army ambulance to district hospital Kupwara, an army spokesman said in a statement here.
In an another incident a two-year-old girl, Nameena Bano, resident of village Kitwar, Machhil, who was critically ill was evacuated on a stretcher by troops till ZGali and then taken to Kupwara in an ambulance, the spokesman added.