Edhi under observation at SIUT

Edhi is being kept under observation, but it is nothing serious, says spokesperson.


Rabia Ali July 09, 2012

KARACHI: Abdul Sattar Edhi, the country’s leading humanitarian, was shifted to Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) on Monday after he experienced weakness, said Edhi’s spokesperson Anwar Kazmi. However, it was nothing major, he added.

Edhi is being kept under observation at the institute and will be discharged tomorrow, the spokesperson said, adding that Edhi goes to SIUT often for his check-ups.

Edhi fell unconscious at the Edhi Home in Sohrab Goth after seeing the bodies of the would-be migrants who were travelling to Iran, and were killed by militants on Friday.

He recovered after being taken outside the centre for some fresh air.

His son, Faisal Edhi, had told The Express Tribune that the immense workload along with the shock of the sight before him contributed to his low blood pressure.

Correction: Due to an editing error, the word 'discharged' was earlier written as 'dispatched'. The error is regretted.

COMMENTS (19)

Khalid | 9 years ago | Reply

A Pakistani hero for the poor and deprived people,any Pakistani government can not replace him. a kind & generous person

sethi | 9 years ago | Reply

he is q great person,doing his job with core of his heart.i pray for his life.may Allah bless him.ameen.

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