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Two senior police officers died of Coronavirus in Karachi


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

02nd Jul, 2020. 06:12 pm
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Two senior police officers died of Coronavirus in Karachi

Three officers, including two senior Karachi police officers, have died of the coronavirus.

According to a police spokesman, two senior Karachi police officers, Shakeel Ahmed and Ahmed Nawaz, died of corona, It is to be noted that the death toll of police officers rise to 16.

The police spokesperson said, 14 of the martyrs belong to Karachi while 2 belong to Hyderabad.

A police spokesman also said, SP Complaints Cell Malir District Shakeel Ahmed was performing his duties as an in-charge at a Swedish college under the Ehsaas program launched by the government after the outbreak of Coronavirus epidemic.

Shakeel Ahmed contracted with COVID-19 two weeks ago on June 19 and was hospitalized and died on Thursday., the martyr has left behind a widow and four children.

Ahmed Nawaz, a DSP of Sindh Police, also died due to corona virus, he was posted as DSP of SSU at Bilawal House, Lahore.

According to a police spokesman, Ahmed Nawaz tested positive for coronavirus on June 17.

On the other hand, according to police sources, ASI Abdul Rahimuddin of Karachi police also died on Thursday morning due to coronavirus. The deceased was posted at KESC police station and was undergoing treatment at SIUT due to coronavirus.

According to the spokesperson, IG Sindh Mushtaq Ahmed Mehr appreciated the services of SP Shakeel and DSP Ahmed Nawaz who were martyred in Corona while performing their duties and expressed condolences to their families. ۔

According to the spokesman, 90 new cases of corona have come to light in Sindh police during the last 24 hours and by Thursday morning, the number of officers infected with coronavirus in Sindh police had reached 1345.

The spokesperson further said, 370 police personnel have recovered so far while 961 officers and men are undergoing treatment.