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Condolences pour in on the death of Alamgir Tareen, brother of Jahangir Tareen

Reports confirmed that Alamgir, who was also the brother of Istehkam-e-Pakistan Party (IPP) chief Jahangir Khan Tareen, had allegedly taken his own life with a self-inflicted gunshot at his residence in Lahore.

The cricket fraternity was plunged into sadness and grief on Thursday as news broke of the tragic death of Alamgir Khan Tareen, the owner of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Multan Sultans.

Reports confirmed that Alamgir, who was also the brother of Istehkam-e-Pakistan Party (IPP) chief Jahangir Khan Tareen, had allegedly taken his own life with a self-inflicted gunshot at his residence in Lahore.

Condolences poured in on Twitter from numerous cricket personalities and PSL franchises, expressing their shock and profound sorrow over the untimely loss of the businessman.

Multan Sultans released a statement expressing their deep sadness and sharing the news of Alamgir Khan Tareen’s passing. They requested privacy for his family and extended their thoughts and prayers to them during this difficult time. The franchise paid tribute to the beloved team owner, highlighting the void left within their ranks by his departure and wishing for his soul to find eternal peace.

Javed Afridi, Chairman of Peshawar Zalmi, conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and the entire Multan Sultans team, expressing deep grief over the loss.

Similarly, Lahore Qalandars expressed shock and sorrow upon learning of Alamgir’s death, acknowledging the significant impact it has had on the cricket community. They offered their unwavering support to his family and the Multan Sultans franchise, urging unity and strength during this trying period, while praying for the departed soul and his loved ones.

Prominent figures such as Zainab Abbas, Rashid Latif, Sohaib Maqsood, and others shared their shock and sorrow over the tragic news, highlighting the profound loss to the cricketing world.

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Ali Naqvi, the owner of Islamabad United, remembered Alamgir Tareen as a vibrant and refined individual, while Atif Rana, CEO of Lahore Qalandars, expressed disbelief upon hearing the news, reflecting on their meaningful journey together in the PSL and emphasizing Alamgir’s kindness and companionship.

Jahangir Tareen, Alamgir’s brother, later confirmed the reports of the alleged suicide, deepening the sense of grief within the cricket community. As the cricket fraternity continues to mourn the loss of Alamgir Khan Tareen, it serves as a somber reminder of the importance of mental health awareness and support, highlighting the need for greater attention and care within the sporting world and society at large.