Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan hospitalised in Karachi

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Karachi, Feb.13 (ANI): Legendry ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan has been hospitalized after he reported uneasiness and difficulty in breathing.

Hassan has been admitted to the Agha Khan Hospital here.

He has been kept in an intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital, where doctors are treating him for chest and lung infections.

"Not only is he unable to speak, but he is also unable to recognise his family members," The News quoted Hassan's son, Arif Mehdi, as saying.

The 82 year old "Shahenshah-e-Ghazal" has been fighting ill health for long . (ANI)

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