PML-F chief Pir Pagara dies

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

Updated: Jan 11, 2012, 14:13 PM IST

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.

PTI