JournalismPakistan.com March 09, 2014
ISLAMABAD: Majid Mir, a veteran photojournalist who worked for leading newspapers has died in Riyadh. He was 70.
According to Dawn, Mir died of a heart attack in the Saudi Arabian city where he had been working for an advertising firm for more than two decades.
The newspaper quoted his brother Abdul Hafiz Mir, head of a camera section in a private television channel as saying that Mir was quite depressed following the death of his wife in Lahore about a month ago.
He was admitted to hospital where he suffered a massive heart attack. His brother said he would be buried in Riyadh.
Mir who leaves behind four daughters and a son, worked with Imroze (defunct), Musawat and Dawn Lahore during his career. He was also a archives photographer at the Punjab University's library. In 1978 he moved to the Un8ted States but eventually settled in Riyadh.
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