Two women doctors were injured on April 1 in Indore when a team of health officials were pelted with stones while they were trying to trace a person who had come into contact with a COVID-19 patient earlier, police said.

The incident occurred in Taat Patti Bakhal area whe trehe team of five were trying to find out the whereabouts of the person.

A Women rescued by police personnel said that “The moment we started inquiring about that particular person’s health, people started protesting and later some of them hurled stones. We were saved by police personnel.” 

Meanwhile, terming the incident as very unfortunate, Indore chief medical and health officer (CMHO) Dr Pravin Jadia assured that the medical personnel were working to protect people from the corona virus infection but they were pelted with stones.

“Two women doctors suffered injuries on their legs in the incident. They somehow protected themselves by hiding inside the vehicle of the tehsildar,”the CMHO said. The Police have arrested 4 of the attackers.

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