PIA aircraft crash: Punjab Forensic Science Agency groups arrive in Karachi

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All however two of the 99 folks on board the PIA aircraft have been killed when it crashed right into a Karachi residential neighbourhood. Photo: AFP

Three groups from the Punjab Forensic Science Agency arrived in Karachi on Saturday to gather DNA samples from the victims of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft crash,  reported Geo News.

All however two of the 99 folks on board the PIA aircraft have been killed when it crashed into Karachi’s Model Colony neighbourhood, a residential space near the airport.

Among the survivours have been  the chief govt of the Bank of Punjab and a younger engineer. No casualties have been reported on the bottom.

Head of the Punjab Forensic Science Agency Dr Tahir Ashraf instructed Geo News three groups comprising forensic scientists have been in Karachi to gather DNA samples from the aircraft crash victims.

“The teams will start collecting samples from today,” Dr Ashraf mentioned.

He added, the groups will accumulate samples from the our bodies and the victims’ dad and mom, siblings or youngsters to determine the victims.

“As quickly because the samples reach Lahore, we are going to work day and night time to get the consequence out as quickly as doable. The results of the DNA tes shall be obtainable in 24 hours,” he mentioned.

Earlier on Saturday, the Sindh Health Department confirmed that 66 our bodies had been shifted to Jinnah Hospital, of which 20 our bodies have been of girls and 43 of males. Three our bodies of kids had additionally been delivered to the hospital.

The provincial well being division mentioned 50 our bodies on the hospital have been but to be recognized, whereas 16 our bodies had been recognized.

The well being division additional mentioned that the remaining 31 our bodies had been moved to Civil Hospital, of which six our bodies have been of girls and 25 of males. It mentioned 28 of our bodies stored on the hospital have but to be recognized whereas the method of identification had been accomplished for 3.

Separately, rescue officers mentioned some our bodies had later been shifted from the Civil and Jinnah Hospitals to an Edhi morgue in Sohrab Goth and the Chhipa morgue at FTC.

“DNA samples were taken from the bodies before being shifted to the morgues,” officers mentioned, including that 96 our bodies have been on the morgues, whereas one had been handed over to the deceased’s family.