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Wife of Pakistan’s jailed ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif dies in London

Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif seen her with her husband Nawaz Sharif (Photo by Omar Havana/Getty Images)

By: Sarwar Alam

The cancer-stricken wife of Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif died in London on Tuesday (11) while her husband and daughter were in prison, officials said. Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif, 68, died after months in a coma. She was diagnosed with lymphoma last year, barely a month after Nawaz Sharif was removed from office by the Pakistan Supreme Court, which ordered him to face trial in an anti-corruption court. “The wife of Mian Nawaz Sharif is no more among us. May God rest her in peace,” Shehbaz Sharif, the former prime minister’s brother, said on Twitter. New prime minister Imran…

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