Shot British student travels 4000 miles for treatment in Birmingham

Map showing the journey for British student shot in Karachi but now being treated in Birmingham
Map showing the journey for British student shot in Karachi but now being treated in Birmingham Credit: Google Maps

Twenty-two year old student Ummad Farooq was flown nearly 4000 miles home for treatment after he was shot in the head in Pakistan. Click here to see a Google Map of the journey.

He was attacked alongside members of his family in Karachi on October 22nd. In order to get a bullet removed from his head he was flown to Birmingham for specialist treatment at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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