Geelani, Malik hospitalised
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 22: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani was admitted in the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Soura here.
Geelani’s son, Naseem said Geelani was shifted to SKIMS after he developed complications. “He is suffering from hypertension and is under observation in the ICU,” he said.
Pertinently, Geelani has been booked under the Public Safety Act and was lodged in the Chesmashahi Sub-Jail for the past one month.
Local news agency KNS said it interviewed Geelani in the hospital. “I make a fervent appeal to people to remain united at this crucial juncture of the movement. I express sympathy with the families whose kin were killed by troopers and police during the protests. We won’t let their martyrdom to go waste and take the movement to its logical conclusion,” Geelani told KNS.
He appealed the people to help the needy whose livelihood has been hit by restrictions and curfews.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, was shifted to the Police Control Room hospital from Kothi Bagh Police Station on Thursday after he developed some complications.
Reports said Malik, who is under police custody for past nearly a month, complained of chest and heart pain. He was immediately shifted to the PCR hospital where he has been kept under observation. “Malik’s condition has deteriorated following some kidney problems,” JKLF sources told Greater Kashmir.
Malik is suffering from various ailments and has undergone various operations including open heart surgery.
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