12:00 AM, September 12, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, September 12, 2018

Pak ex-PM Sharif's wife dies in London

The cancer-stricken wife of Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif died in London yesterday while her husband and daughter were in jail, officials said. Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif, 68, died after months in a coma. New Prime Minister Imran Khan issued a statement offering condolences and ordering the Pakistani High Commission in London to "provide the family all the necessary facilities and cooperation".