Indian Doctors Strike Over Concerns for Their Safety
Thousands of doctors across India went on strike on Monday, June 17, demanding safer working conditions.
It comes a week after a junior doctor in West Bengal was critically injured in an attack by the family of a patient who had died.
Monday’s nationwide strike saw the withdrawal of non-essential health services across the country.
The Indian Medical Association is demanding tougher punishments for people who attack doctors and healthcare staff.
This footage shows protesters outside the Silchar Medical College and Hospital in Assam.
Credit: Accidental Medico via Storyful