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Lahore

February 15, 2018

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Robbers kill old man in Cantt

LAHORE: An 80-year-old man was killed by unidentified robbers in North Cantonment on Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Saghir. He was on his way back after withdrawing cash from a local back when some robbers shot at him. As a result of which, he got serious injuries. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police shifted the body to morgue. Labourer faint: A labourer was fainted after a fire broke out in a local factory on Raiwind Road on Wednesday.

Reportedly, the cause of fire was said to be short circuit. The firefighters extinguished the fire after hectic efforts. The labourer, identified as Khawar, went unconscious due to smoke emitting from the flames. He was admitted to a local hospital where his condition was said to be out of danger.

arrested: The Kahna Homicide Unit arrested a man on charges of killing a woman some months back in the Kot Lakhpat area. The arrested accused, Shahzeb, had killed his paternal aunt, Allah Rakhi, during a robbery bid in her house. The SSP investigation has announced commendatory certificates for the police team.

illegal gateway exchanges: FIA officials raided a place and found two operational illegal gateway exchanges.

According to an FIA official, a team raided a setup and found two operational illegal gateway exchanges. FIA officials seized a huge number of activated SIMS along with laptops from there. The raiding party, however, couldn’t arrest any accused.

In another raid, FIA Cyber Crime Circle arrested an accused, Ahmad Butt of Sialkot, in FIR No. 26/18 for his alleged involvement in bitcoin/virtual currency trading which is an illegal activity/business.

According to FIA, the illegal act of the accused also covered the dealing of international/national currencies across border.

martyrs honoured: Punjab Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Khalil Tahir Sandhu said nation would not forget sacrifices of brave officers who had embraced martyrdom in the line of duty.

He paid tribute to martyred police officials especially Cap (r) Ahmad Mubeen, SSP Zahid Gondal and others.

The Minister said the martyrs with their sacrifices paved the way of peace in the country. “They will be remembered forever and the nation pays tribute to their sacrifices,” he said. workshop: A three-day Endoscopy and Skull Base Hands-On Cadaver Workshop will be held from 15-17 February. where neuro surgeons from eight countries will participate.

According to a press release, Lahore General Hospital (LGH) Neurosurgery Unit II Neurosurgeon and DBS fame Prof Dr Khalid Mahmud will represent Pakistan in the workshop. He has introduced brain treatment through nose without opening head

Giuseppe Cinalli of Italy, Vladimir Benes of Czech Republic, Albert Sufianov of Russia, Iype Cherian, Azam Ahmed of USA, Hyuen Sung Kim of Korea and Mohammd Tariq Imtiaz of KSA will attend the workshop. National Hospital and Medical College Head of Department of Neurosurgery Dr Salman Sharif will be the host.

Dr Khalid has called the workshop to be useful for the young doctors. He said, “to represent Pakistan in this international forum was an honor where he would share his experiences with juniors”.

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