A recent report has revealed that medical professionals in Pakistan are facing death threats from extortionists on a regular basis, if they did not meet their demands.
In recent months, nearly 10 medics have lost their life in target killings in the country. Nearly 50 medicos have gone into hiding following such threats to their lives. According to data, 85 Doctors have been shot dead in targeted attacks in Pakistan since 2000.
The Pakistan Medical Association has revealed that it has received many reports about doctors shutting down their clinics and escaping from the place.