Why was former PM Nawaz Sharif shifted to Services Hospital?

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Why was former PM Nawaz Sharif shifted to Services Hospital?

*ISLAMABAD - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was shifted to Lahore’s Services Hospital Monday night after his health deteriorated.*

The National Accountability Bureau decided to shift him to the hospital for a medical check-up after his recent medical reports.

Sharif’s physician, Dr Adnan Khan, has said that his patient has a “critically low” platelet count and requested the authorities to immediately shift Nawaz to a hospital for treatment.

“Today, [I] met former PM NawazSharif for consultation [and] evaluation. He’s visibly unwell [and] has multiple serious life-threatening health issues of acute nature. I have recommended immediate hospitalisation for treatment. The matter is of utmost urgency,” Dr Khan wrote.

A heavy contingent of law enforces was deployed outside the hospital. PML-N workers gathered outside and staged a protest. They demanded the immediate release of their leader. They chanted anti-government and burnt tyres. NAB had to call in the police to handle the situation.

PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb said Sharif’s medical reports showed that his condition was critical.

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