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Journalist Johar Mir dies in New York

Journalist Johar Mir dies in New York

NEW YORK: Johar Mir, prominent journalist, intellectual, and poet passed away at his home in New York on Tuesday.

Johar Mir, who started his career at Daily Anjam and then worked with the Jang Group, immigrated to America during the Zia ul Haq regime. Johar Mir was suffering from lung cancer and had undergone surgery last year. His body was flown to Peshawar on Wednesday. He will be laid to rest in Peshawar on Thursday. He was 66 years old and is survived by his wife and three children. Wahid Bux Bhatti, South Asian journalist union president, Salim Siddiqi, union secretary, Atiq Siddiqi, former general manager PTV Peshawar and prominent intellectual, expressed their deep sorrow and grief at his death.

Source: Daily Times