Pregnant woman dies as ambulance fails to reach in time

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Balasore: A pregnant woman died at Nilagiri hospital here as the ambulance failed to turn up in time at Kansa village in Balasore district late last night.

The woman identified as Basanti, wife of Sanjay Nayak, complained of labour pain last night following which the family members contacted the 102 emergency service. However, no ambulance arrived till 12 am.

Later, Nayak called the 108 ambulance service and an emergency vehicle reached the village at around 12.45 am.

The woman was then rushed to the Nilagiri sub-divisional hospital at around 1.30 am. However, she died while undergoing treatment.

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