Biker-brothers turn ambulance drivers to assist COVID-19 patients in Bengaluru
While India grapples with the second wave of COVID-19, widespread individuals throughout the nation are stepping as much as assist others in misery.
Among these are two biker brothers from Bengaluru, Murthaza Junaid and Muteeb Zoheb, who’ve been volunteering as ambulance drivers.
“I have seen visuals where people were running from pillar to post for hospitals and there is a scarcity of beds and oxygen. I could see the pain of people. I did not want to sit back and complain, so we started volunteering,” Muteeb Zoheb advised ANI.
“As we travel across India and neighbouring countries on our bikes, we have been trained on evacuation. Ladakh is at a high altitude. On the saturation level, we have been using oximeters there also and checking the physical condition of the riders. We are using the same tools and we are getting a similar experience to check patients and give them first aid,” Zoheb mentioned.
He additional mentioned that they’ve been volunteering as ambulance drivers for the final three weeks.
“People used to get the patients in two-wheelers and autos because they could not afford ambulance service,” he added.
Zoheb additionally urged individuals to volunteer and assist individuals in misery.
Junaid mentioned, “It is the need of the time. We have taken the opportunity to help people on the ground. The transformation is heartwarming.”
“Either we can watch, or we can do something. We chose to do,” Junaid mentioned.