Malkangiri: Amid incidents of death of patients due to failure in arrival of ambulances in Odisha, an incident of transportation of furniture by an ambulance has come to fore in Malkangiri town.
According to reports, an 108-Ambulance was used for shifting some furniture from Malkangiri town to Kalimela.
A pharmacist and the ambulance driver were involved in loading the furniture into the emergency service vehicle.
Worth mentioning, there had been much hue and cry over delay/failure in ambulance arrival in several remote areas of the state resulting in inconvenience for patients and pregnant women in the recent past.
Such an incident of carriage of furniture in the ambulance has drawn flak from various quarters.