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Hyderabad police creates green corridor for ambulance to transport live organs

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Hyderabad traffic police on Thursday provided a green corridor of 12.6 kilometres to an ambulance carrying lungs, kidneys and liver.

Anil Kumar, Additional Commissioner, Traffic, Hyderabad said, "Hyderabad Traffic police helped in transporting live organs by providing a green corridor to an ambulance."

The traffic police arranged a green corridor for transportation of live organs from Yashoda Hospital to Begumpet Airport. The organs were transported to PSG Hospital in Coimbatore through a charter flight from the Begumpet airport.

A distance of around 12.6 kilometres between the hospital and Begumpet Airport was covered in 14 minutes, informed an official.

Hyderabad traffic police on January 11 had created a 35 kilometre green corridor to enable an ambulance to transport a live heart.

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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 03:31 IST