Woman dies at Moreh due to unavailability of medicines

By September 11, 2012 15:10

By our Moreh Correspondent
MOREH, September 11: In the aftermath of pharmacies closing down shop indefinitely since yesterday at Moreh town, a pregnant woman died due to lack of life saving drugs this morning around 5am.

The woman has been identified as Daylankim Shah, 32 wife of Basudev Shah of Moreh Ward No 5.

Speaking to media persons, the dead woman’s husband, Basudev Shah said his family had been trying to get medicines for his wife since yesterday evening after her condition deteriorated, however failed to get any medicine till today.

She died this morning, he said.

Meanwhile, it may be mentioned that pharmacies in the border town had shut down shop since yesterday reacting to harassment of transporters bringing in medicine to the border town along the National Highway by the Assam Rifles.

The Border Trade & Chamber of Commerce, Moreh Town, Chandel district in a press release had also decided to shut down their business establishments inn Moreh in support of the Pharmacists protest from 6am of September 13 indefinitely, in case the concern authorities look into the incidents , said the release.

The Border Trade & Chamber of Commerce, Moreh Town had lamented the 24 Assam Rifles for harassing transporters along the highway.

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