LAHORE – A 10-year-old boy, only brother of five sisters, died shortly after the doctors administered him an injection of anesthesia for his circumcision at Said Metha Hospital in Tibi City police area on Tuesday.

SHO Mansoor Khan said sometime in such cases the victims died owing to receiving shock or passive attack. He, however, said an FIR had been chalked out against unidentified doctors under Section 318 of the PPC.

According to police reports, a boy namely Usman Aslam of Wachowali Street, Lohari Gate, was brought by his father at the aforesaid hospital for circumcision early Tuesday. He was administered injection to make him unconscious, but he was pronounced as dead by the medical staff under mysterious circumstances in operation theater.