Pervez Musharraf in ICU after high blood pressure complaint

Karachi: Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was today rushed to the ICU of a naval hospital here after he complained of high blood pressure.

File photo of Parvez Musharraf. Reuters

File photo of Parvez Musharraf. Reuters

The 72-year-old was immediately admitted to the Pakistan Navy Ship Shifa or PNS Shifa, which is a technologically advanced naval medical treatment facility.

His personal physicians have also been called to the hospital, The News International reported, citing sources.

Another report said Musharraf was sitting with family at his home when he fainted. He was taken to the hospital amid tight security.

However, the spokesman All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) has described Musharraf's condition as normal and that is no serious problem with his health.

He said he was admitted to the hospital for getting some medical tests done.


Published Date: Feb 11, 2016 18:52 PM | Updated Date: Feb 11, 2016 18:52 PM

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