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AQ Khan in critical condition: PML-N

Khan, who is suffering from prostrate cancer, recently underwent an opeartion.

india Updated: Nov 10, 2006 16:18 IST

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's party PML-N has claimed that disgraced nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan is in a critical condition and accused the government of "endangering" his life.

PML-N Joint Secretary Siddiqul Farooque said Khan had sent a message to his friends on Monday, saying he was "in a tight squeeze".

Khan, who is suffering from prostrate cancer, recently underwent an opeartion.

Accusing the government of having adopted a course, which has endangered the life of the nuclear scientist, he said "If Khan dies, it will be an unnatural death and logically, Gen Musharraf will be responsible for that".

First Published: Nov 10, 2006 16:18 IST