Pakistan: Probe begins as minor girl working in minister's house dies

ANI | Updated: Jan 29, 2018 03:03 IST

Peshawar (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) [Pakistan], Jan. 29 (ANI): Police in Pakistan's northwestern region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have launched an investigation after a minor girl, working in the house of a provincial minister, has died recently, The Express Tribune reported.

The 11-year-old-girl, who was working at the minister's residence along with her elder sister, reportedly became ill after eating some fruits on January 25.

She was admitted to a local hospital, where she did not recover and passed away.

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Inspector General Police (IGP) Salahuddin Mehsud on Sunday directed the Abbottabad police to launch a probe into the death of the girl.

However, on the basis of initial investigation, police did not suspect any foul play in the death of the girl, who reportedly had a hereditary breathing problem.

Her brother also died due to the same problem a month ago.

A case has not been registered in this regard and authorities are awaiting medical report of the deceased. (ANI)

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