Hockey wizard Mohammed Shahid passes away

New Delhi: Indian Hockey wizard Mohammed Shahid passed away at the Medanta hospital in Gurgaon, this morning. Shahid(56), who featured among the participants of the gold medal winning side of the 1980 Moscow Olympics was suffering from liver and and kidney ailments after ignoring a bout of jaundice, leading to worsening of his health and eventually slipping into coma, late last night, family sources said.
Earlier, the Sports Ministry had announced medical grant of Rs 10 lakh for his treatment.

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