Jamaat-e-Islami ex-chief Qazi Hussain Ahmed passes away
By Sadaf Shinwari - 06 Jan 2013, 9:55 am
According to the details, Qazi Hussain Ahmed was suffering from heart and asthma disease. He was ill for the last three days and shifted to a private hospital in Islamabad.
He was a strong critic of counter-terrorism policy of the United States, and was widely known for his opposition against United States participation in civil war in the neighbouring Afghanistan.
After completing early education at home, Qazi Hussain Ahmad took admission in Islamia College, Peshawar and after that got his Masters of Science degree in Geography from Peshawar University. He served as lecturer for three years.
In November 2012, Ahmed had escaped unhurt from an assassination attempt when a female suicide bomber tried to kill him by blowing herself up. Three of his guards were injured in the attack near the Ghaiba Khwar area in the Haleemzai tehsil.