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Renowned sufi Peer Afzal Fazili passes away in IOK

Srinagar, May 10, 2015 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, noted sufi Peer Afzal Fazili, passed away after a brief illness at Gamoora in Bandipora district. He was 103. The Nimaaz-e-Janaaza of the deceased was offered, today, at Eidgah, Gamoora, which was attended by thousands of people from all walks of life.Ulema and religious heads besides people from various walks of life have expressed grief and sorrow over the death of the religious scholar. The veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, in his condolence message described Peer Afzal Fazili as a legendary sufi personality, saying that his death was a blow to fraternity of sufis in the Valley.

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