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After Chennai now Haryana residents clash with police and deny last rites

In a incident simlar to denial of last rites to Chennai doctor in Ambala Haryana also  group of local villagers in mass  clashed with the police
In Ambala Residents went aggressive and threw stones at the doctors and police as they were against cremation of a COVID-19 suspect
The COVID-19 suspect was a woman who died due to other illness at city’s civil hospital.
In a video that was widely shared on social media, the residents of Chandpura village were seen violating lockdown norms and throwing stones at doctors and police at the cremation ground.
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For the cremation of a COVID-19 suspect as well as a confirmed patient is the same and that all safety measures were taken for this case as well, confirms local  doctors .
[splco_quote]A doctor said the woman’s Covid-19 test results were awaited. “The woman had asthma and on Monday afternoon she started facing difficulty in maintaining oxygen saturation,” Civil Surgeon Dr Kuldeep Singh said. “She died while undergoing treatment. We collected her samples for Covid-19 testing and after following the due standard operating procedure we released her body for the cremation at a designated place to the district administration.”[/splco_quote]

The doctor said the villagers unnecessarily opposed the cremation. He said all safety measures had been taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Ambala Cantonment Deputy Superintendent of Police Ram Kumar said the villagers did not heed the police when they were told that all safety measures had been taken. Kumar said that apart from pelting stones, the mob also damaged an ambulance. He added that a case will be filed against the villagers for attacking the doctors and the police and violating the lockdown.
Last week, the Centre said attacks on healthcare professionals, deployed on the frontlines to combat the coronavirus pandemic, will be a non-bailable offence and will carry an imprisonment from six months to seven years in severe cases where there are grievous injuries.
Police said that their efforts to pacify the villagers were useless and as the Chandapura villagers pelted stones over police and doctors later shoot in air and indulge in lathi charge to disperse the crowds
After completion of Last rites , later Police booked Cases on 200 people in the village.
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