DAK condemns firing on hospital staff in Pulwama

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) has condemned the “unprovoked” firing allegedly by government forces at District Hospital, Pulwama on Tuesday, in which a staff nurse and two paramedics were injured and are said to be critical.
In a statement DAK President Dr G M Mir said the “inhuman act” the morale and confidence of the staff members who are now “hesitant to discharge their professional duties”.
The statement said that in worst of the war zones of the world medical staff is spared but here they are “not only harassed but have to face ghastly acts”.
“It is highly shameful that nobody from the District Administration didn’t even bother to visit and enquire about the safety of the staff members,” Dr Mir said.
The statement added that DAK was keeping a close watch on the situation and future course of action would be decided after receiving inputs from the staff members who were on duty that day.
DAK has appealed all the doctors of J&K to oppose such dastardly acts and resist these in unison.
It also asked Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti to take note of this incident and issue orders for a judicial probe so that the culprits are booked and such incidents are not repeated.