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JWP chief Nawabzada Talal Akbar Bugti passes away

JWP chief Nawabzada Talal Akbar Bugti passes away

QUETTA: Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) leader Nawabzada Talal Akbar Bugti passed away on Monday morning from a protracted illness in Quetta's Combined Military Hospital (CMH).

Sources in the family told DawnNews that the Baloch leader's health condition started to deteriorate on Sunday night and he was shifted to CMH for treatment.

According to doctors, Bugti had been suffering from asthma since a long time. At the hospital, Bugti suffered a heart attack which led to his demise, said a report published on Radio Pakistan.

A large number of JWP supporters reached Bugti House to see their leader's body before burial. It is yet to be decided when Bugti will be buried as his sons Shahzain and Gohram are currently in their native town of Dera Bugti.

Talal Akbar Bugti was the son of former governor of Balochistan and chief minister Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, who was killed in a military operation in Chalgri area of Bhamboor hills of Dera Bugti in 2006.

Talal Akbar Bugti received his education from Aitchison College, Lahore and was considered to be a significant political personality in Balochistan.

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