Nawaz Sharif suffers heart attack, hospitalised

Nawaz Sharif

The Hush Post| 3:41 pm|one-minute-read|

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has suffered a heart attack.

He suffered a heart attack at a hospital in Lahore, a senior Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir confirmed on Saturday.

“Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif suffered heart attack in Services Hospital, Lahore. The doctors have said he was able to survive but is weak and the next 72 hours are crucial.

Geo News reported that the former Prime Minister’s health had deteriorated since he was rushed to Services Hospital earlier this week with critically low platelet count in his blood.

The Pakistan based media outlet stated that after transfusion, his platelet count returned to normal. However, it dropped again later in the day. Sharif was again injected with platelets and has since been under treatment.

According to the court order, the Former PM will have to submit two surety bonds worth PKR 10 million for release in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case, Dawn had reported.

On Thursday, the health of the jailed leader, who was hospitalised after being diagnosed with immune thrombocytopenia, was improving.

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