Abdul Qadeer Khan pictured in Islamabad in 2009. Photo: AFP
Abdul Qadeer Khan pictured in Islamabad in 2009. Photo: AFP
Pakistan

Abdul Qadeer Khan, ‘father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb’, dies aged 85

  • The atomic scientist was hailed as a national hero for transforming his country into the world’s first Islamic nuclear power
  • But he found himself in the international crosshairs when he was accused of illegally sharing nuclear technology with Iran, Libya and North Korea

Topic |   Pakistan
Abdul Qadeer Khan pictured in Islamabad in 2009. Photo: AFP
Abdul Qadeer Khan pictured in Islamabad in 2009. Photo: AFP
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