Lab technician injured in hospital explosion dies


A Laboratory technician who received flame burns at Govt Shehbaz Shirf Hospital (GSSH) in a cylinder blast on Friday night died at Pak Italian Modern Burn centre on Saturday morning. The hospital sources told APP that Shakir (30) was 95 percent burnt when he was brought to health facility late Friday night.

They informed he died of flame burns today morning adding that medically survival of such patients is impossible. Funeral prayer of the deceased was offered at Wahdat Colony after Magrib which was attended by relatives, friends, health deptt officials, doctors, paramedics and other colleagues.

An official source at GSSH said that Shakir caught fire first and later on a blast occurred which damaged the first floor of the hospital badly.—APP