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Pakistan

APP
October 19, 2019

Wife of Gen (retd) Hamid Gul passes away

Pakistan

APP
Sat, Oct 19, 2019
Lt. Gen Hamid Gul. File photo

ISLAMABAD :Former Director General Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt. Gen (R) Hamid Gul's wife passed away on Saturday.

Son of Gen (R) Hameed Gul, Abdullah Hamid Gul said her mother was suffering from cancer and had also underwent around 17 major and minor surgeries.

Also read: Ex-DG ISI Gen Hamid Gul dies

She was also facing severe health complications due to cancer and breath her last this morning at the age of 78 years, he added.

Abdullah Gul who also holds office of Chairman Tehreek-e-Jawanan Pakistan and Kashmir (TJP) said funeral of her mother would be held at Army Graveyard Racecourse Rawalpindi on Sunday (October 20) after Zohar prayer (2:30pm sharp).

Hamid Gul, who died  in August 2015, served as director general ISI between 1987 and 1989 during the late and post-stages of the Soviet war in Afghanistan.