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18 October 2017 Last updated 53 SECONDS ago

Traffic restored as Lahore police uproot YDA camps at Mall Road

Traffic restored as Lahore police uproot YDA camps at Mall Road Traffic restored as Lahore police uproot YDA camps at Mall Road

Traffic has been restored as police uprooted the tents of Young Doctors Association (YDA) who was staging sit-in at Lahore’s Club Chowk for five days.

According to details, officers pulled up camps set up by the young doctors who demanded restoration of two doctors and one nurse of Mayo Hospital.

Reportedly, YDA and Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) employees have shifted their protests to footpaths while they have also arranged blankets, quilts and shawls to fight winter spell.

On the other hand, Punjab government has formed a four-member committee to investigate the matter.

Read more: Two patients die as Young Doctors shut emergency of Lahore's Mayo hospital

Earlier, local authorities while taking action against the protesters had also suspended 15 doctors and five nurses whereas 30 nurses were directed to report to Primary Health Care Department.

Earlier, a child and a cardiac patient also died at Mayo hospital over not receiving timely treatment as the emergency ward has been locked in the aftermath of doctors’ protest.