A South African mob attacked and killed a patient in an ambulance on suspicion of committing against the law, in accordance to the Gauteng province health division.
The mob additionally attacked paramedics who have been attending to the patient in Atteridgeville area and broken the ambulance.
Paramedics had responded to requires medical help after the man was injured in a mob assault. At the scene, they initiated treatment and ready to transport the patient to the closest hospital.
“As the ambulance was getting ready to leave the scene, community members started throwing stones and barricaded the road to prevent the ambulance leaving… they demanded justice on the spot,” the health division said in a statement.
It added: “Unfortunately the patient was further fatally assaulted while on an ambulance stretcher. The ambulance was extensively damaged and medical equipment was stolen.”
DISCLAIMER: The Views, Comments, Opinions, Contributions and Statements made by Readers and Contributors on this platform don’t essentially symbolize the views or policy of Multimedia Group Limited.