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IAS Association Condemns Shocking Attack On Covid Doctors & Police In UP's Moradabad

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Association on Thursday condemned the attack on doctors and police personnel in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district.

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The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Association on Thursday condemned the attack on doctors and police personnel in UP's Moradabad. Taking to Twitter, the IAS association urged the citizens to extend support and assistance to the 'frontline warriors' against the coronavirus pandemic. The association also asked the government to take strict action against the culprits. 

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Yogi Adityanath Takes Cognizance

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took cognizance of the attack on an ambulance in Moradabad on Wednesday. He revealed that the accused persons would be booked under the stringent National Security Act. 

He added that the damage to the government property would be recovered from the guilty. Earlier, SSP Amit Pathak stated that the incident was a violation of Section 144 of the Indian Penal Code, the Epidemic Diseases Act, and the Disaster Management Act.

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The attack on the ambulance

On Wednesday, a medical team along with police personnel visited an area in Moradabad to take the family of a deceased COVID-19 patient to a quarantine facility. When the patients boarded the ambulance, a mob of around 150 persons started pelting stones. Three persons including a doctor and a pharmacist have been injured.

Confirming this to Republic TV, the ambulance driver remarked, "It was a pre-planned conspiracy. When we brought the COVID-19 patient's family inside the Ambulance, many people gathered and pelted stone on us. Our doctors have been injured." Subsequently, the police sealed the area.

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