Journalist Altaf Hussain Bereaved

Srinagar

Afroz Hussain, younger brother of former BBC senior journalist Altaf Hussain passed away Monday night. He was 55.

Afroz, a professional jeweller, was suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). He was undergoing dialysis in a private hospital where the doctors detected certain complications and referred him to the SMHS hospital. He breathed his last there.

A resident of Awanta Bhawan, Hussain is survived by a son and a daughter besides his wife. His son is taking care of his business.

Hussain was laid to rest at their ancestral graveyard around 10:30 am on Tuesday. The funeral was attended by trade, media fraternity, and relatives.

Late Hussain was a cousin of Greater Kashmir editor Fayaz Ahmad Kaloo.

Kashmir Life offers heartfelt condolences to Altaf Hussain and Fayaz Ahmad Kaloo.

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