Father of Kashmiri dentist dies of Covid-19 in UK

The father of a Kashmiri dental surgeon died of Covid-19 in the United Kingdom where he was buried as per his will, his family members said.

Dr Ziya Rasool said his father had travelled to the UK along with his mother last November where his two other sons are settled.

“My two brothers, both doctors, are settled there (in the UK). My brother had contracted the disease and it got transmitted to my father as well as my mother but unfortunately, my father could not survive as he died yesterday,” he told news agency GNS.

“He was buried as per his will there. After completing the formalities, the burial took place today.” He also informed that his mother and brother have recovered.

The deceased, he said, was a former government employee.