Pakistani soldiers stand guard beside the coffin containing body of Dr Ruth Pfau during her state funeral, in Karachi. Photo: EPA Pakistani soldiers stand guard beside the coffin containing body of Dr Ruth Pfau during her state funeral, in Karachi. Photo: EPA
Pakistani soldiers stand guard beside the coffin containing body of Dr Ruth Pfau during her state funeral, in Karachi. Photo: EPA
Obituaries

State funeral for German nun Ruth Pfau who devoted her life fighting leprosy in Pakistan

Ruth Pfauu, who died at the age of 87 on August 10 spent half a century taking care of some of the country’s sickest and poorest people

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Pakistani soldiers stand guard beside the coffin containing body of Dr Ruth Pfau during her state funeral, in Karachi. Photo: EPA Pakistani soldiers stand guard beside the coffin containing body of Dr Ruth Pfau during her state funeral, in Karachi. Photo: EPA
Pakistani soldiers stand guard beside the coffin containing body of Dr Ruth Pfau during her state funeral, in Karachi. Photo: EPA
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