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PIMS cardiologist, Dr Shahid Nawaz passes away

ISLAMABAD: The head of cardiology department in Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Islamabad Dr Shahid Nawaz passed away today after life support was removed by the doctors, local media reported on Friday.

According to reports,  Unknown assailants shot Dr Shahid Nawaz his head which damaged in parking area of the hosptial on last Saturday.

He was shifted to PIMS hospital immediately in critical condition and has been
transferred to Surgical Intensive Care Unit (ICU) where Doctors are trying every bid to save his life.

The sources said Dr Shahid Nawaz was leaving the  hospital after a check-up of a patient that assailant opened fire on him and he received a bullet in his heart and back side of head.

After the firing incident the gates of the PIMS have been closed. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has taken notice of the firing incident and asked Interior Ministry to submit report over the incident besides ordering to beefed up security in all major cities of Pakistan including Islamabad.

 Shahid Nawaz was a cardiologist and head of the Cardiology department in the hospital.