Our Correspondent
Wokha, 4 July (EMN):
In an unlucky ordeal on Thursday, a sick man from Yimpang village in Wokha district was carried on a stretcher fabricated from bamboo to Assam because of lack of highway connectivity.

Though there’s a Main Well being Centre (PHC) at Yimpang, the absence of a medical officer on the time left the members of the family and villagers with no different possibility however to take the person on the stretcher to obtain medical assist.

It was knowledgeable that the person was carried on foot for round 5 kilometres in direction of Kolajan, Assam, the closest place with highway connectivity, and was later taken to Dimapur for remedy.


Yimpang Village Chairman, Samuel Yanthan, informed Japanese Mirror that the medical employees weren’t in station because the PHC is at present beneath building and is briefly not functioning.

He mentioned that roads have gotten ‘worse’ with water logging within the space, regardless of upkeep and work carried out by the labourers. He lamented that such scene is a typical sight for the individuals of the realm.

Round 18 kilometre stretch of the PWD highway from Bhandari to Yimpang village is a herculean process for anybody who travels the highway throughout the wet season. There are few roads which join Yimpang however all of the connections are simply seasonal, knowledgeable the villagers.

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