CM Murad orders rescue operation, visits survivor at hospital


By Malik Najmussaqib

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah visited Zafar Mahmood, the miraculous survivor of PK-302 Airbus plane which crashed at Model Colony, at Darul Sehat hospital and inquired about his health.

The chief minister when visited him he was being checked up by the doctors. “Hey Zafar! Murad is here,” the chief minister invited the attention of Zafar who was lying on the stretcher.

Zafar opened his eye and replied, “Thank you Mr Murad, I am ok – thank you so much for your visit. ” Zafar blinked his eye just to gesture of goodwill to the chief minister. The chief minister told Zafar, “I am happy to see you stable and you will recover soon,” he said and added: “Let the doctors do their procedures complete and I’ll visit you again.

”Then they both, the CM and Zafar Mahmood, exchanged smiles of understanding and satisfaction and then the CM left the ward of he hospital CM visits spot: The chief minister just after the plane was crashed talked to Additional IG Karachi Ghulam Nabi Memon and Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shahalwani and directed them to rush to the spot and expedite rescue operation. “I want you to make all out efforts to save lives,” this is important.

Meanwhile, he directed health department to declare emergency in the hospitals and arrange blood and other required medicines apart from ensuring presence of senior doctors on the duty. The chief minister along with his advisor Murtaza Wahab personally visited the spot, Kazimabad, subdivision Model Colony, District Korangi where the plane crashed.


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