Senior journalist passes away

Senior journalist and Kashmir bureau chief of AFP Izhar Wani died here today after battling cancer for nearly two years.

Written by Agencies | Srinagar | Published: April 4, 2012 4:59:47 pm

Senior journalist and Kashmir bureau chief of AFP Izhar Wani died here today after battling cancer for nearly two years.

Wani (43) breathed his last at Soura Medical Institute this afternoon.

He is survived by wife and two daughters.

Wani,who started his career in early 1990’s,was diagnosed with colon cancer in late 2010.

The journalist fraternity of Kashmir has condoled the untimely demise of Wani.

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