Russian doctor's punch kills patient

Russian doctor’s punch kills patient


CCTV footage has emerged of a Russian hospital doctor punching a patient who collapsed and later died.The incident took place in the city of Belgorod, 670km (440 miles) south of the capital, Moscow, on 29 December.The patient had earlier kicked a nurse, after which the doctor punched him in the head, Russian media reported.Investigators think it was a case of “involuntary manslaughter”, one official told Russian TV, but have launched a criminal case.The story went viral after the CCTV footage came to light.Yelena Kozyreva from the local investigations committee said they believed there was no malicious intent in the doctor’s actions. -source:BBC


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