RAWALPINDI: Abdul Rashid Khan, The News Edition-in-Charge, Pindi edition, died here Tuesday morning after a protracted illness. He was 54.
About five months back, he fell seriously ill and was hospitalised. He remained on a ventilator during this period.
His body was shifted for burial to his ancestral village in Swat. His Namaz-e-Janaza was offered at 3:00pm and he was buried at his ancestral graveyard.
Abdul Rashid Khan is survived by nine sons and four daughters.
He remained associated with journalism for two-and-a -half decades. He worked with PPI, The Muslim and The News. He had been associated with The News for over 15 years.
The workers of The News expressed condolences over his death and offered Fateha for the departed soul.