Communist lawmaker survives heart block, admitted to SKIMS

SRINAGAR: Vocal lawmaker and top communist leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami suffered a heart block and was immediately rushed to the SKIMS.


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Sources close to him sad that Tarigami, who represents Kulgam continuously since 1996, faced multiple problems during last night at his Srinagar residence and was rushed to SKIMS. After series of tests it was established that he is suffering from heart block.

“Right now he is out of danger,” a close friend of Tarigami said. “He may have to be in hospital for some more time.”

SKIMS authorities said Tarigami was suffering from heart block problem. That led them to implant a pace maker. They are planning another heart surgery on Monday.

Dr Shafi, one of the relatives of the lawmaker said, he is on temporary pace maker and the doctors are planning planting a permanent one on Monday. “This is most treatable heard condition in cardiology,” Dr Shafi said. “He is out of danger and doctors are on it.” He said the lawmaker will have to be in teh intesnive care for some days.


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