Airport attack: 19 bodies, 26 injured shifted to JPMC


Karachi: As many as 19 dead bodies and 26 injured were shifted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) form Jinnah International Airport, while dead bodies ten militants were also shifted in the hospital for autopsies.

According to the lists displayed outside the Accident & Emergency Department of JPMC a total 19 dead bodies and 26 injured were brought in hospital from mid night to 11:40am (Monday) from Karachi Airport where heavily armed militants attacked on country’s busiest  airport late night.

The seven personnel of Airport Security Force (ASF), a rangers’ man and 11 others were martyred in the attack.

The  deceased were identified as Muntazir (PIA), Tariq Mehmood (ASF), Abdul Maalik(ASF), Muzaffar ul Hassan, Fakhar Hussain (engineer), Muhamamd Sarwar (ASF),  Muhammad Hayat (ASF), Muhammad Azam (ASF), Iqbal (ASF), Dil Murad Ali (Rangers ), Hafeez, Ifran, Ghulam Murtaza, Tanveer Anwar Khan, Fazal Muhammad Siddiqui(PIA), Syed Illyas (PIA), Islammuddin (ASF), Abdul Khaliq Siddiqui (Shaheen Air), while identity of one victim could not be ascertained yet.

However, a total 26 injured were also brought in hospital and they are under treatment in different wards and A&E department of JPMC.

Joint Executive Director JPMC Dr Seemi Jamali said the bodies of ten militants were just shifted into hospital for autopsies. She said earlier hospital received 19 dead bodies and 26 injured since last night.

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