Friday, June 2, 2017

Ramadan Death Count: Pakistan, 02/06/17

(Umerkot) A man has died at the civil hospital in Umerkot when a doctor refused to see him as he (the doctor) was observing Ramadan.

Irfan Masih was taken to the hospital after becoming unconscious when entering a sewer. On his admittance The doctor on call (Dr Yousuf )said he would not touch Irfan’s dirty body until it was cleaned because he was fasting,” Only after the victim was cleaned up, was an oxygen pump called for and it was found to be empty.

Unfortunately for Mr Masih, time had run out for him. The Hospital has publically stated that the responsible doctor would be taken to task and complete investigation would be carried out in the case. As this is Pakistan, this will mean after a year of dithering, the case will be filed in the bin.

(Quetta) A man was shot dead, in an alleged honour killing case in Dera Murad Jamali district of Balochistan.

In a separate incident, a man Raz Muhammed killed his wife and sister in the Loralai district of Balochistan over a domestic dispute, besides critically injuring his brother.

Ramadan death toll stands at 1,037.