Ghulam Sarwar to condole minor girl’s death at Islamabad airport

By Arhama Altaf - Web Editor

14th January, 2020

Federal Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan taking took notice of the death of minor girl at Islamabad airport has sought a thorough report into the matter.

Ghulam Sarwar also directed the concerned staff to make escalators safe to avoid any mishap in the future.

Sources said, the federal minister will also visit the house of the deceased minor girl to extend his condolence with her heirs.

A four years old girl died on Monday after falling from third floor of Islamabad airport while playing.

As per details, the incident took place at the third floor of the Islamabad airport where a four-year-old girl who came to the airport with her parents.

Sources said, the girl was playing at the 3rd floor.

She was rushed to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) in critical condition, but she succumbed to her injuries.

PIMS spokesperson said, the girl brought dead to the hospital.

“She died on the spot due to severe head injuries”, he continued.

In 2018, a passenger boarding bridge had collapsed at the Islamabad International Airport, however no serious damage reported.

Earlier, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated new Islamabad International Airport, after days of delays.

According to Civil Aviation Authority, first incoming flight of Pakistan International Airlines came from Karachi.

New Islamabad International Airport spans over an area of 4238 acres of land.

It is the first green field airport of the country.

The airport equipped with latest technology, says the CAA.


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