2-month old baby dies as ambulance gets stuck in Tripura over CAB

The state’s BJP government suspended Internet service for 48 hours to prevent mischief mongers from spreading rumors in the state that witnessed skirmishes between tribals and non-tribals and at least one incident of arson.
Written By Siddhu Manchikanti | Updated: December 11, 2019 13:08 IST
2-month old baby dies as ambulance gets stuck in Tripura over CAB

A two-month-old ailing baby died on the way to a hospital when the ambulance carrying the baby got stuck in a road blockade during an 11-hour bandh in Tripura to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.

 
Meanwhile, around 40 people got injured in clashes during protests in the state.
 
The state’s BJP government suspended Internet service for 48 hours to prevent mischief mongers from spreading rumors in the state that witnessed skirmishes between tribals and non-tribals and at least one incident of arson.
 
The police had to fire four rounds in the air to disperse clashing groups at Bishramganj in the Sepahijala district.
 
Around 15 people got injured in the clash at Bishramganj where the ambulance got stuck in a road blockade leading to the baby’s death.
 
The seriously ill child was being taken from Udaipur in Gomati district to Ambassa in Dhalai district for better treatment when the incident occurred, police said.
 
Besides Bishramganj, violence between tribals and non-tribals occurred at Kanchanpur in North Tripura district and Manughat Bazar in Dhalai district.
 
Prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPC were imposed in the three areas.




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