Wrong injection kills minor boy in Nowshera

Wrong injection kills minor boy in Nowshera

NOWSHERA: An eight-year-old child died after a quack administered him a wrong injection in Risalpur area of Nowshera here on Tuesday.
The child, Abu Bakar, was administered wrong injection by dispenser Sajjad Afridi in Bara Khel area due to which the condition of the child detoriated and he died while being shifted to hospital.
Muslim Shah, father of the deceased child, said he along with his wife took their son, who was complaining about fever, to local dispenser’s clinic. He said his son fell unconscious after injection was administered to him.
The mother and uncle of the deceased child said the dispenser was taking Abu Bakar to Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar in his car when the child died on the way. They said the dispenser left the body of the child near their home and escaped.
Police said they are investigating the issue and further action will be taken after arrival of the post-mortem report.

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