Indian Army rescues pregnant woman in northern India
Indian Army soldiers carried a pregnant woman on their shoulders for five kilometres in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir.
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The incident took place at the Frontier district of Kupwara on February 10.
Visuals showed soldiers took the woman on their shoulders to hospital and then shifted her in their vehicle and covered her with a shawl.
According to the Army officials, the Indian Army received a distress call from her family members at 11:00 am from Badakhet village of Kalaroos block, requesting urgent medical evacuation.
Seeing the woman’s critical situation, the Army’s rescue and medical team carried the woman on their shoulders for nearly 5 km through a snowbound stretch and incessant snowfall. Near the Sumo Bridge, the soldiers found an ambulance standing to receive the patient.
The woman reached the Primary Health Centre, Kalaroos safely and a healthy baby boy was born. The family and doctors expressed gratitude to the Indian Army soldiers for their support and timely assistance. The mother and baby are doing fine, officials said.