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PML-F chief Pir Pagara dies

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 - 14:13

Karachi: Pir Pagara, veteran politician and
spiritual leader of the `Hur` community, has passed away due
to liver infection.

He was 83.

Pagara, also the chief of Pakistan Muslim League-
Functional (PML-F), died at a London hospital on Tuesday.

On January 5, Pagara was flown to London in a special
plane with medical equipment onboard for treatment of his
infected lungs. He was accompanied by his wife, son and PML-F
president Sadruddin Rashdi, and chief Khalifa of the `Hur`
community Qadir Bux Mangrio.

His body is expected to be brought back to Pakistan on
Thursday and the Sindh government has announced three days of
mourning in the province.


First Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 - 14:13

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