Funeral prayers for Rahimullah Yousafzai, a senior journalist and Afghan affairs expert, offered in Mardan

Mardan: The funeral prayers of veteran Pakistani journalist and expert on Afghan Affairs Rahimullah Yousafzai were offered in his native village Babuzai, Mardan on Friday.

A large number of journalists, political personalities and people from other walks of life attended his funeral.

It may be recalled that Rahimullah Yousafzai, a renowned Pakistani national award-winning journalist, beaver chief of The News International Peshawar, columnist, defense analyst, expert on Asian politics and Afghan affairs, passed away yesterday due to illness.