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Dr Ruth Pfau laid to rest after state funeral in Karachi

KARACHI: Leprosy fighter Dr Ruth Pfau – who devoted her last 50 years of life to fighting leprosy in Pakistan – was laid to rest with state honour at Gora Qabaristan on Saturday (today), ARY News reported. In pursuance of the announcement by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, state funeral was accorded to Sister Ruth Katharina Martha Pfau. A gun-salute was offered by contingents of all three Armed Forces of Pakistan present on the occasion. President Mamnoon Hussain, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed…