Ex-Dean of SKIMS Dr Nazir dies in Srinagar

Srinagar: Former Dean of S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) and renowned surgeon Dr Nazir Ahmad Wani died here Friday night after a prolong illness.
He was 68 and is survived by his wife, son and daughter.
Dr Wani headed surgery department in SKIMS for several years. Family sources said Dr Wani was operated upon in Saudi Arabia for stomach cancer. However, he returned here and his condition deteriorated on Thursday when he was admitted to SKIMS, where he died on Friday night.
Several social, religious and other organizations have condoled the demise of Dr Wani.