Srinagar, January 23: J&K Police on Saturday rendered helping hand to the needy in Handwara and evacuated an ailing patient to a hospital in Kulgam during inclement weather. 

In Handwara, Police provided helping hand to people who got stranded on roads while travelling due to inclement weather  at Watayeen, Chogal, Langate, Vilgam and Qalamabad, said a police spokesman. “Special Police Assistance Teams have also been deployed at various locations especially on Highway for providing assistance to the vehicles stuck on the slippery roads,” he said.

Besides, Handwara Police has already established helpline numbers operative round the clock for any assistance to the needy.

In Kulgam, Police received a distress call that a patient from village Sangran is suffering from Kidney problem and needs immediate medical attention as the patient has developed irresistible pain.

Acting swiftly, a police party from Police Station Qazigund headed by SHO PS Qazigund under the supervision of SDPO Qazigund Shri Mohd Shafiq-JKPS rushed to the spot and evacuated the patient to Emergency Hospital Qazigund for medical treatment in an official police vehicle.

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