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Post time 2012-1-24 20:35:05 |Display all floors
LAHORE: At least 65 patients of the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) have died after consuming substandard medicine.

Those killed include patients who were receiving treatment at the PIC or had taken medicine distributed by the institute.

Meanwhile the three owners of the pharmaceutical companies who make the medicine have been handed over to the FIA on a three day remand.

On the orders of Interior Minister, Rehman Malik the FIA took action and registered cases against the three pharmaceutical companies.

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Post time 2012-1-24 20:52:14 |Display all floors
This is very bad news. Condolences to the families of those who passed due to negligence. Hope the offender(s) get punished accordingly!

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