Mufti Mohammad Sayeed passes away

, 8:54 AM IST

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed passed away at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) due to multiple organ failure here on Thursday morning. He was 79-years-old.

Sayeed was admitted in a private ward in AIIMS on December 24 after he complained of fever and chest pain.

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He was put on ventilator yesterday after his condition had started to deteriorate. (ANI)