Pakistan Round-Up: PIA Plane Accident, Kovid-19 Status and More | India news

Pakistan Round-Up: PIA Plane Accident, Kovid-19 Status and More | India news

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More than 100 people died in Karachi on 22 May, making headlines last week. Continuous increase in

The case and the Game of Thrones-style Turkish drama, which has captivated audiences, are among other things that made news from across the border.

Here is a weekly round of development in Pakistan:

Pakistan passenger plane crashes in Karachi

A Pakistani plane with about 100 people on board crashed into a residential area in the southern city of Karachi on Friday, with a government minister reporting that only two survivors were evacuated from the wreckage.
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane was close to landing when it hit the middle of houses, exploded and killed many people on the ground.
Residents near the scene said their walls were shaken before the plane exploded in their neighborhood.
PIA spokesman Abdullah Hafeez said the flight had 91 passengers and seven crew, who lost contact with air traffic control after 2.30 pm (0930 GMT).
According to local media, the aircraft had a technical fault, while the pilot issued a make call after an engine was lost.
Reports said the pilot had ignored three warnings from air traffic controllers about the aircraft’s height and speed before landing.
As Pakistanis around the country the disaster was preparing to celebrate the end of Ramadan and the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, with many traveling to their homes in cities and villages.
The Airbus A320 was traveling from Lahore to Karachi. Commercial flights were resumed after aircraft were unloaded during the lockdown on the coronovirus epidemic.


Pakistan’s Kovid-19 tally climbs to 57,705

Pakistan reported 1,356 new coronovirus infections and 30 deaths during the last 24 hours, taking the total number of Kovid-19 cases to 57,705 and killing 1,197 people in the country.
Out of a total of 57,705 cases, there are 22,934 in Sindh so far, 20,654 in Punjab, 8,080 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 3,468 in Balochistan, 1,728 in Islamabad, 630 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 211 in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
Officials have conducted 490,908 tests so far, including 7,252 on Monday.
According to the National Health Service Ministry, 18,314 patients have recovered from the virus so far, while 1,197 have died so far, including 30 during the last 24 hours.
A senior official said that if the violation of the security measures against the spread of coronovirus continues, the Pakistan government would oppose a strict lockout in the country.


Former Pakistani cricketer Taufiq Umar tests positive for coronovirus

After testing positive for Kovid-19, Omar is self-isolated at home. Local media reported that it was mild pressure of the virus.
At the time of testing, the former opener did not see any symptoms other than a mild headache.
The 38-year-old, who currently has represented Pakistan in 44 Tests and 22 ODIs, currently works as a junior national selector for the PCB.


3 shot dead civil servants in Pakistan, police suspect in terrorist attack

The Dawn newspaper quoted police as saying that three people, including a senior civil servant, were shot dead in Mir Ali town of North Waziristan.
According to local media, the incident took place on 24 May.
The deceased civil servant Zubeidullah Khan was an officer of the information group and was currently posted in Islamabad as the director of the Pakistan Housing Authority. The newspaper said that he was visiting his family’s village for the Eid-ul-Fitr holiday.
According to the North Waziristan Police, preliminary investigation revealed that the incident was a terrorist attack, which is why an FIR would have to be filed under the Anti-Terrorism Act.


Pakistan desperate for blockbuster Turkish drama

Dubbed the Muslim “Game of Thrones”, a drama about the creation of the Ottoman Empire sent Pakistan this Ramadan, breaking television records but exposing the lack of original material.
The Turkish-produced series has earned acclaim for focusing on historical figures of the Muslim world, who have been created as role models for Pakistani youth, and the Urdu-language version of the show has hit YouTube more than 240 million times on YouTube alone have seen.
“I like to watch it with children, so they can be real-life superheroes rather than fictional ones,” Hasam Mustafa said as he broke his fast after watching the series at his Islamabad home with his nieces and nephews Settled after.
Resurgence: Ertugrul has gripped audiences with his daring protagonists, cliffhangers and high production values ​​since it began airing from the first day of the Islamic holy month.
Usually state broadcaster PTV fills its Ramadan programming with live charity fundraisers, quiz shows and religious content.
But with the television studio virus, Prime Minister Imran Khan issued special instructions to broadcast the series to the broadcaster to promote Islamic culture and values ​​among young people.


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