Mob vandalises hospital over death of 2 minors in Chandpur

Mob vandalises hospital over death of 2 minors in Chandpur

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Dhaka  – An angry mob vandalised Haziganj Upazila Health Complex alleging that negligence of the physicians killed two minor cousins who drowned in a pond Thursday morning.Jabedul Islam, officer-in-charge of Haziganj Police Station said the two minor cousins — Riyad, 5, and Shaon, 4 — drowned at a pond at Enayetpur village in Haziganj upazila in the morning.After being rescued, they were rushed to the health complex where on-duty physicians declared the minors dead on arrival.The family members saw water coming out of the mouth of the ‘dead’ cousins while returning home from the hospital. They again rushed to the hospital and requested the physicians to treat the boys whom they claimed as alive. At one stage, they locked into an altercation with the physicians and staff of the hospital.Following the incident, around 30-35 villagers gathered and vandalised furniture of the hospital. They also assaulted staff and a female physician, claimed the doctors of the hospital.UNB news agency

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