Author Farzana Naz passes away after awful fall

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Writer Farzana Naz, who sustained severe head and back injuries after falling from a stage at an event, has passed away.

Naz’s fall took place at the closing ceremony of a literary festival at Islamabad’s Pak-China Friendship Hall. The writer fell from a 12ft high stage.

She was immediately rushed to Private Hospital in  Islamabad, where she was in intensive care. A call for prayers for her recovery was sent out on her Facebook profile, but unfortunately, her injuries proved fatal.

A painting competition in Rawalpindi has been postponed due to her tragic passing.

Naz had one collection of poems titled Hijrat Mujh Se Lipat Gayi to her credit.