Pakistani former President Pervez Musharraf dies aged 79

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Former military ruler of Pakistan died at a hospital in Dubai following a prolonged illness.

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Published On 5 Feb 2023

Pakistan’s former president Pervez Musharraf has died after a prolonged illness at a hospital in Dubai, military sources confirmed to Al Jazeera on Sunday. He was 79.

Musharraf, a four-star general, ruled Pakistan for nearly a decade after seizing power in a bloodless coup in 1999.

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