Cracks appear on wall of AIIMS Trauma Care centre; patients shifted

Bhubaneswar: As many as 25 patients undergoing treatment at casualty department of trauma care unit in All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) here have been shifted to another department after cracks appeared in the wall and floor of the trauma care unit.

As soon as the news spread, Khurdha Collector reached the spot and inspected the situation.

AIIMS, Bhubaneswar director Geetanjali Batmanabane said that she has asked the CPWD to give report on the incident. She further said that experts from the IIT, Bhubaneswar will be pressed into service to examine the wall and find out the reason of crack.

The CPWD has also been asked to repair the wall and floor in a war footing. The mending of cracks will be finished within a month and the patients will be taken back, she added.

It is suspected that such incident occurred due to incessant rain triggered by low pressure for last two days.

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