Nawaz Sharif likely to be shifted to hospital in medical emergency: Report

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Nawaz Sharif likely to be shifted to hospital in medical emergency: Report

ISLAMABAD - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to be shifted to hospital over medical emergency.

He is reportedly ‘on the verge of kidney failure’ and a medical board has recommended his immediate transfer from Adiala jail to a hospital, Tribune has reported.

Urea nitrogen in Sharif’s blood had risen to a dangerous level, and he is suffering from excessive sweating and dehydration due to humidity in the prison. His heart beat is also irregular, *Express News* quoted sources as saying on Sunday.

According to insiders, a medical board examined the former prime minister today.

A source in caretaker government, however, said Sharif is medically examined in Adiala jail on a regular basis and his medical tests appear normal.

If physicians, who examine Sharif, officially recommend his treatment in a hospital, a medical board would be constituted to examine the ex-PM’s health and action would be taken in the light of related recommendations of the board, the official said.

However, this news could not be confirmed till the filing of this report.