21 October 2019
Bolangir: In a shocking video which surfaced on Monday, the staffers of a 108 ambulance were seen sleeping inside the vehicle with the ignition and air conditioning on.
The incident has reportedly been captured in a semi-urban area of Bolangir district. In the video, a couple of conscious citizens keep track of the stationary vehicle for four hours and then approached the ambulance driver.
On being questioned about the idling an emergency 108 ambulance, the driver fell short of words. While the driver was unable to take questions from the public, two other persons were deep asleep, oblivious of the events.
According to the persons who captured the video, they were tracking the vehicle for over four hours in the dead of the night. And to their surprise, the people inside were blowing fuel indiscriminately with little concern for the nature of their job.
To which hospital the ambulance belongs is yet to be ascertained. However, the video has been circulated on social media, much to public outrage.