PESHAWAR: Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) leader and Member of National Assembly Munir Khan Orakzai has died of a heart attack on Tuesday.

He suffered a heart stroke the other night and rushed to the hospital, where he died during treatment.

A lawmaker from Kurram district also contracted coronavirus on April 24.

Last month, during a National Assembly session, Orakzai, fell to the floor and was immediately taken out of the house.

His funeral prayers will be offered at his native village today at 3:00 pm.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shahbaz Sharif and other leaders have condoled the death of Munir Orakzai.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan also expressed his sorrow over the death of MNA Munir Khan Orakzai.

Orakzai was elected as a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from Kurram district.

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