A patient inside an ambulance was beaten to death by a frenzied mob on suspicion of involvement in the crime. The critically ill person was beaten to death while preparing to be taken to the hospital by ambulance. South Africa’s Gauteng province has reported this shocking incident, according to the Department of Health there.
Paramedics were also attacked while treating the patient in the Attridgeville area of Gauteng province on Wednesday (November 23). Later the ambulance was also vandalized by the agitated crowd. BBC news. News from City Press.
The man was seriously injured in a mob thrashing by the local mob on suspicion of involvement in the crime. Later, in response to the request for medical assistance, some paramedics brought an ambulance to the scene. On reaching there, they gave first aid to the sick person and took him to an ambulance to take him to a nearby hospital.
Gauteng’s health department said in a statement that members of the local community started throwing stones at the ambulance as it prepared to leave the scene. At the same time, they created obstacles on the road so that the ambulance could not leave that place. The crowd demanded the punishment of that person on the spot.
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