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Amanullah Husain passes away

KARACHI- Mohammed Amanullah Husain, a former chief editor of the defunct Morning News, died. He was 71. He leaves behind his wife, three sons and two daughters.

He was buried at Sakhi Hasan graveyard in the evening. His Namaz-i-Janaza and burial was largely attended.

Soyem will be held on Sunday. Born in 1928 at Chennai, India, Mr. Husain migrated to Pakistan in August 1947. Shortly after coming to Pakistan, he started his journalistic career with a local magazine, besides continuing his education.

He joined Morning News in 1952 and remained associated with it till 1992 when it was closed down. He had remained editor and chief editor of the newspaper for 11 years. Later, he worked for Business Recorder in a senior position for about one year.

KUJ: The Karachi Union of Journalists (KUJ) has expressed grief and sorrow over the death of one of its senior members. In a joint statement, KUJ President Sarfaraz Ahmed and General Secretary Tahir Najmi described his death as a great loss to the journalistic community.

Source: Dawn
Date:11/10/2001