A tragic incident of a 10-month-old boy
A 10-month-old baby with high fever and breathing problems died on a Shramik Special train in western Uttar Pradesh as the railway authorities were not able to provide a doctor in four hours despite requests from the family,
incident, a 10-month-old boy suffering from fever and breathing difficulties on board a Shramik Special train died in Uttar Pradesh. The family alleged that the railways did not arrange for a doctor despite their repeated pleas,
Lal said that the family members had tried to speak to the GRP at many stations, including at Aligarh, where the train had halted. “But they showed no interest and said any help would be available only in Tundla,” Lal told The Tribune.
Railways officials then took the kin to a quarantine centre in Tundla, as they suspected that the baby had died because of the novel coronavirus. It was only on Monday that the incident came to light when another individual at the quarantine facility intimated journalists after the condition of the child’s mother worsened.
Raunak died two hours after the train had left Aligarh station and minutes before it reached Tundla at 8.30 pm.