Former interior minister Naseerullah Babar. — File photo

KARACHI: Pakistan People's Party leader and former interior minister Naseerullah Babar died in Peshawar early Monday morning.

The former minister was under treatment at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Peshawar, for a stroke.

The funeral prayer for Babar will be offered today in Nowshera.

He served as governor of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa from 1975-1977 and as interior minister during Benazir Bhutto's second government from 1993-1996.

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