Jailed Nawaz Sharif on verge of kidney collapse: Pakistan media

Prime News, National (Islamabad), July 23:- Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in need of urgent medical attention with his kidney on the verge of collapsing. This is what a medical board which examined him on Sunday reportedly found, according to media reports in the country.

Pakistan’s Express News quoted sources as saying that Sharif – currently lodged in Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail – has kidney-related complications and that a medical board examining him has may recommend that he be transferred to a hospital as soon as is possible. The doctors, apparently, have also said that the medical center within the jail does not have facilities to provide IV fluid to patients.

The same report also quoted sources in the government as contradicting the report on Sharif’s medical condition and instead, said that regular medical tests have shown no such complication.

It is expected that the team of doctors who examined the jailed former PM do make an official recommendation, Sharif could be taken to a hospital for treatment. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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