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Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf is not on a ventilator: Family members Pervez Musharraf
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Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf is not on a ventilator: Family members

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 10 Jun 2022, 07:03 pm

Islamabad: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's family on Friday clarified that he is not on a ventilator as news of the demise started circulating in the media.

However, the former Pakistan politician has been undergoing treatment in a hospital for the past three weeks.

His family members said he is suffering from Amyloidosis.

His family members issued a statement on Twitter and said: "He is not on the ventilator. Has been hospitalized for the last 3 weeks due to a complication of his ailment (Amyloidosis). Going through a difficult stage where recovery is not possible and organs are malfunctioning. Pray for ease in his daily living."

All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) spokesperson Amaan Khan Tareen also rubbished the false reports of his demise, when contacted by Dawn.com, saying it was "fake news". 

Musharraf rose to power in Pakistan in a coup in 1999. He had stepped down from the power in 2008 and was threatened with impeachment, which resulted in his self-exile.