Bengaluru: A video purportedly exhibiting well being employees burying inappropriately some our bodies of COVID-19 victims in a big pit allegedly in Ballari district in Karnataka has surfaced, triggering outrage on social media.
A prime official within the district, the native of state Well being Minister B Sriramulu, mentioned they have been inquiring into it.
Within the video, the employees carrying private safety gear are seen bringing our bodies in black sheets from a car parked close by and dropping one after one other into the big pit, dug up with the assistance of an earthmover.
A person who posted the video first on YouTube claimed it occurred in Ballari.
It went viral on social media drawing widespread condemnation over the way wherein the lifeless have been dealt with and other people demanded stringent motion.
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“In all, eight bodies were dumped in this fashion in a single pit,” an eye-witness claimed.
Ballari Deputy Commissioner of S S Nakul mentioned he too has seen the viral video within the social media.
“We have ordered an inquiry,” he instructed reporters in Ballari on Tuesday.
The district reported 12 COVID-19 deaths on Monday.
Nakul mentioned 5 extra individuals succumbed to the coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the overall fatalities within the district to 29 up to now.
In an analogous incident, the physique of a 44-year previous COVID-19 sufferer was thrown right into a pit in Puducherry earlier this month, triggering public outrage and some well being employees have been suspended.
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