In order to improve medical facilities in underserved areas of Jammu and Kashmir, the union territory administration is upgrading the Sub District Hospital (SDH) at Bijbehara in Anantnag district. The construction is in full swing to accommodate more patients. Work on 50-bed new building with modern facilities is being undertaken at the cost of Rs 14 crore. The project is being executed by J-K Police Housing Corporation. The basement of the building will consist of a general laboratory with a blood storage unit along with a waiting and toilet facility. It will also have an X-Ray with ultrasound/ECG facility. The ground floor shall comprise of emergency, emergency ward, minor OT, D section, injection room, resuscitation room and OPD area comprising 6 numbers of OPDs. Besides, the first floor shall consist of an operation theatre with six bed post-operative ward and three other wards for the patients. Locals lauded the government for the up-gradation as the present limited space is not enough for the increasing flow of patients.
Terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was behind the killing of three BJP leaders in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar said and appealed to the protected persons in the valley not to move around without their security. Three BJP workers -- Fida Hussain, Umer Hajam, and Umer Rashid Beigh -- were shot dead by militants in the Y K Pora area of Kulgam district in south Kashmir late on Thursday evening. The Resistance Front (TRF), which is believed to be a shadow group of LeT, claimed responsibility for the killings. IGP (Kashmir) Kumar said police have seized a vehicle used in the attack and that such killings were being executed at the behest of Pakistan. Watch the video for more details.
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