Anchor Mishal Bukhari passes away after battling cancer


The renowned journalist and anchor, Mishal Bukhari has passed away at the age of 38 after battling cancer for two years.

According to the details, the demise of anchor Mishal Bukhari was announced by her husband Ameer Abbas, who is also a renowned anchorperson, on the social networking website Twitter.

Ameer Abbas said, “My wife, journalist Mishal Bukhari, a beautiful heart, an incomparable personality, an incredibly patient, unbelievably brave woman, left an unbearable shock after fighting cancer for two years.”

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Her funeral prayers will be held at 1 pm in Jamia Masjid-al-Muntazir in Lahore today.

Mishal, who was an award-winning broadcast journalist, was born on July 8, 1984, in Karachi. She started her career as a news anchor on a private TV channel. She also worked for Pakistan Television.

The news of her sad demise triggered an outpour of reactions from fellow journalists and politicians, who offered their condolences.

Rauf Klasra said, “Remembering #mishalbukhari our host #AppTV who lost a battle against cancer in Lahore on Tuesday evening. Thoughts of our team members with whom she worked are with her parents and family.”

The former deputy speaker of the National Assembly, Qasim Khan Suri offered condolences and prayed for the departed soul and her family members. 

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