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Water enters health centre in Kaggalipura, patients shifted

A few patients, including pregnant women, had to be moved out of Kaggalipura Community Health Centre off Kanakapura Road after water gushed into the premises following rains.

Published: 11th September 2017 03:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th September 2017 08:05 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

BENGALURU: A few patients, including pregnant women had to be moved out of Kaggalipura Community Health Centre (CHC) off Kanakapura Road after water gushed into the premises following rains.

Water gushed into Kaggalipura
Community Health Centre at
Kanakapura Road on Sunday
|Express

They were shifted to another hospital in the vicinity. According to residents, the Kuppareddy Kere was flooded following rains, leaving the neighbourhood to battle challenges all night long. The hospital falls in South of Bengaluru which is reported to have received the highest amount of rainfal in the City.

Krishnanna O B, a resident of Kaggalipura said that late in the night, water gushed into the CHC and an excavator had to be called to let the water flow out. “We tried calling the officials but none responded.Locals helped in shifting of patients and equipment,” he said. They were supported by the NDRF personnel.

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