KEG condoles demise of senior journalist’s brother

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SRINAGAR: Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) on Tuesday expressed condolence over the demise of Afroze Hussain, younger brother of senior journalist Altaf Hussain. Late Afroze was also a cousin of Greater Kashmir editor Fayaz Ahmad Kaloo.

Afroz, 55, was not keeping well since past many months and he breathed his last on Monday. The deceased is survived by his wife and two kids.

Afroz, a jeweller by profession, was suffering from kidney ailment. He was undergoing dialysis in a private hospital, however, doctors shifted him to SMHS hospital after he developed several complications late Monday evening. He breathed his last at SMHS hospital here.

His funeral prayers were held at the ancestral graveyard of the family located at Soura Aunta Bawan on Tuesday morning. People from all walks of life attended the funeral.

KEG, while expressing solidarity with the bereaved family prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul.