Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf dies

PAKISTAN’S former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has died in Dubai aged 79 after a long illness, the army said today.

Senior military chiefs “express heartfelt condolences on sad demise of General Pervez Musharraf”, a brief statement released by the military’s media wing said. “May Allah bless the departed soul and give strength to bereaved family.”