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Has Altaf Hussain’s daughter died? Fact-check

Rumors are circulating on social media that Altaf Hussain’s daughter Afza Altaf is dead. Read on to know the truth

London: Social media users in Pakistan are circulating videos of MQM chief Altaf Hussain attending a funeral in London with captions that his daughter has died.

The social media posts claimed that Afza Altaf died of coronavirus. In the video, the MQM supremo is seen wearing face mask.

The news regarding death of Altaf Hussain’s daughter is not correct.

According to the MQM, Altaf Hussain attended a burial procession of MQM leader and incharge of ladies wing Safia Akber on Friday 22nd May 2020.

Safia passed away on Tuesday 19th May 2020.

Below is the Urdu language statement issued by the MQM London chapter. The statement dismissed all the rumors regarding Afza Altaf’s death.

Below is the video that is doing the rounds on social media.

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