Geelani Admitted To ICU in SKIMS

Srinagar: Octogenarian Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Geelani was Wednesday night shifted to Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), after he complained of ‘severe’ chest pain.

A Hurriyat spokesperson said that, at around 11:45 pm late Wednesday night Geelani complained of massive chest congestion and pain.

Since Geelani is not being allowed to move out of his home due to house arrest, police was informed that Geelani needs to be shifted to a hospital, they said.

At around 2:45 am Geelani, in police custody, was shifted to SKIMS where several tests including ECGs were repeatedly conducted.

He was later admitted to Medical ICU and is now being constantly observed by specialist doctors.

A spokesperson of Hurriyat said that Geelani is stable and requested people to pray for his speedy recovery.

Geelani’s youngest son Syed Naseem requested people on Facebook to pray for the speedy recovery of  the ailing leader.

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Mirwaiz, Malik Enquire About Geelani’s Health

Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and JKLF chief Muhammad Yasin Malik Thursday visited SKIMS Soura to enquire about the health of ailing Hurriyat (G) chairperson, Syed Ali Geelani.

“Mirwaiz sahib went to SKIMS Soura and met Geelani,” media advisor to Mirwaiz told Kashmir Observer. He added that Mirwaiz enquired about Geelani’s health and prayed for his speedy recovery.

A spokesperson of JKLF said that Malik also visited SKIMS Soura to see Geelani and enquire about his health.

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