New Delhi: Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani suffered a “minor heart attack” on Thursday and has been admitted to a hospital in South Delhi.
The 86-year old had complained of breathlessness and high blood pressure and he was taken to Max hospital in Saket.
“It was a minor heart attack. Thank god, he is stable,” said spokesman Ayaz Akbar.
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Sources reveal that doctors are conducting medical tests to confirm is medical condition.
Syed Ali Shah Geelani is a separatist Hurriyat leader from Jammu and Kashmir. He was previously a member of Jamaat-e-Islami Kashmir but later on founded his own party by the name of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat. He has served as the chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, a conglomerate of separatist parties in Jammu and Kashmir.
(With inputs from: IANS)