The young doctors continued hunger strike at a camp set up outside Services Hospital on second consecutive day Tuesday despite stormy weather. The young doctors, observing hunger strike on the call of Young Doctors Association (YDA), Punjab, spent their night in the camp. They were chanting slogans against the government for not fulfilling their demands of free treatment services for the patients in hospitals, implementation of service structure, and release of their colleagues arrested in Gujranwala incident and end to victimisation by withdrawal of terminations, suspensions and transfers of young doctors.
The condition of some doctors deteriorated, who were provided treatment in emergency ward of Services Hospital. They included Dr Usman Dar, Dr Ahmad Badr, Dr Sajid, Dr Ahmad Rai and Dr Usman Lalika. Besides, the drips were also injected to several doctors in the camp. Besides, delegations of Insaf Students Federation (ISF), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI), Women Wing, and Pakistan Trade Union also visited the hunger strike camp of young doctors and expressed solidarity with them.