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Patient and ambulance driver safe after the vehicle caught fire at Ajas

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By: Muzamil Bhat CK


In a surprise development the patient and the ambulance driver escaped unhurt when their ambulance caught fire in the Ajas area of Bandipora district.

According to the witnesses and police the incident happened after Friday afternoon when suddenly the moving ambulance caught fire and the driver immediately stopped the vehicle saving himself and the patient he was carrying in the ambulance.

According to KNO in its report about the incident it said a police official said that an ambulance carrying a patient from Bandipora to Srinagar caught fire after its engine got heated up near Ajas.

He said that, however, the driver of the vehicle and patient escaped unhurt in the incident.

The official said that the fire was brought under control after fire tenders and a team of police from Ajas arrived at the spot, while the patient, who was in the ambulance, was shifted to Srinagar in another ambulance.

With inputs from KNO

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