Interns at Pabna General Hospital went on an indefinite strike protesting assault on one of their fellows allegedly by some relatives of a patient who died on Monday.
Abu Toram, an intern at the hospital, said Hena Bibi, 80, was admitted to the hospital with breathing problem and she died around 1:30 am. Relatives of the patient got furious after her death and assaulted duty doctors Shikha and Sohana, attendants Mokarram Hossain and Sirajul Islam, he alleged.
The interns also formed a human chain on Monday morning protesting the incident and demanding punishment of the attackers. Acting assistant director of the hospital Shyamol Kumar Basak said the interns have submitted a memorandum containing 7-point demand, according to UNB. -Mithun