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Artistes join hands for free ambulance service



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By A Staff Reporter
Kathmandu, May. 3 : As COVID-19 infection is on the rise in Nepal, hospital beds are being filled and it is becoming difficult for patients to get an ambulance to reach hospital.
Considering this situation, many helping hands are coming to the front to support the COVID-19 infected people in the time of difficulties.
Meanwhile, artistes and people from different fields have extended a helping hand after the news reports had it that there was a shortage of ambulances with oxygen to reach the hospital for the treatment of coronavirus patients.
Actor Nikhil Upreti, comedian Kedar Prasad Ghimire (Magne Budha), captain and actor Vijay Lama, social activist Gyanendra Shahi, former IGP of Nepal Police Sarbendra Khanal, Dr. Subash Ghimire, Karna Bahadur Shahi, advocate Sanjay Raj Adhikari, Ram Hari Sharma, Devendra Pradhan and others have started free ambulance service to provide relief to the economically weak people.
The service will be provided to only those who do not have a private vehicle and cannot afford to pay for an ambulance.
“The ambulance service with oxygen facility is available in the Kathmandu Valley for 24/7. One can contact us by calling at 9851277342, 9851239342 or 9851312417,” writes Shahi in his Facebook page.