Islamic scholar Dr Israr passes away

Express April 14, 2010

LAHORE: Famous islamic scholar, Dr Israr Ahmed, passed away in his home in Lahore's Model Town.

Dr Israr had been suffering heart and breathing problems as well as back aches for several days. He suffered from pain on Tuesday night, but refused to be taken to the hospital by his attendant.

A little while later, Dr Israr passed away. His funeral prayers were offered at Model Town's Central Park.

The scholar had founded the Tehrik-e-Khilafat Movement in 1991 and is the author of more than 100 books.