Indian worker seriously injured in a traffic accident in Iraq, flown back for medical treatment in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: Forty Days After He Was Heavily Injured By A Traffic Accident In Erbil Iraq , A Worker Will Be Returned To India.

After Reaching Hyderabad On Wednesday, Jadi Venkataswamy Will Be Treated Directly For Treatment By The Nizam Institute Of Medical Sciences (NIMS). Chitti Babu, A Staff Member Of The General Administration Department (NRI), Told TOI That The Chief Secretary Had Written In A Letter To The Indian Embassy Baghdad And The Foreign Ministry To Help Jadi Venkataswamy Return To The Country.

Jadi Venkataswamy had to be put on a flight to India from Baghdad but it was the travel that he had to make the more than 300 km road journey from Erbil to Baghdad which was a challenge. Erbil is a conflict zone and that posed a problem. Patkuri Basanth Reddy, president of Gulf Welfare and Cultural Association said a group of workers from Telangana who are in Erbil and the embassy officials put Venkataswamy in a vehicle and ensured his safe passage to Baghdad . There were at least 10 check posts of security forces that they had to stop to be allowed to proceed further. The local police too accompanied the vehicle at places where it was necessary due to security reasons.

On March 23 Of This Year, Jadi Venkataswamy Was Hit By A Fast-moving Vehicle While Waiting To Cross The Road After Getting To Know A Friend In Erbil. He Would Return To His Village In Kurdistan, Where He Worked On A Poultry Farm, But The Accident Resulted In The Loss Of A Leg. He Also Broke An Arm. His Spinal Cord Was Also Badly Damaged And Also Got Injuries On His Face.

The 35-year-old man from Timmapur village in Macherial, Telangana, who had gone to Iraq for work, was admitted in West Erbiil Emergency Hospital, Erbil.