QUETTA - Mother of Talal Bugti and widow of Nawab Akbar Bugti , senior politician and ex-chief minister of Balochistan, passed away the other day after protracted illness.

According to family sources, a few days back she was brought to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Quetta for treatment where she breathed her last on Thursday morning.

Nawab Akbar Bugti was killed during a military operation in Dera Bugti during Musharraf's regime.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief Minister Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik Baloch and leaders of various political and religious parties have expressed deep grief over the death of Bugti's wife. Condoling death with her sons, Talal Bugti, Jamil Bugti and other family members, they prayed Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and fortitude for the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss with patience.