A day after Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar is “unwell” and being treated at an army hospital in Rawalpindi in Pakistan. a report by News 18 on Sunday, 3 March claimed that Azhar is dead. The cause of death is unknown.
Masood Azhar, the founder of Pakistan-based terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad, was being treated at an army hospital in Rawalpindi in Pakistan. He was suspected to be suffering from renal failure and is under regular dialysis. Officials in New Delhi said yesterday.
Azhar-led JeM last month claimed the attack in Pulwama district that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF jawans.
According to the report, top sources in Pakistan told News 18 that Azhar died on Saturday. The cause of death is unknown.
According to the CNN News 18 report, top sources in Pakistan said that Masood Azhar died on Saturday itself, while the formal announcement will be made after an intimation from Army hospital.