The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has expressed its condolences on the sad demise of former international women's hockey player Shahida Raza, also known as Chintu.
"President of Pakistan Hockey Federation Brigadier R. Khalid Sajjad Khokhar, Secretary General Haider Hussain, Chairperson Women's Hockey Wing Syeda Shehla Raza, GM Women's Wing Tanzeela Amir Cheema has expressed condolences to the family of former international women's hockey player Shahida Raza (Chintu), who died due to an accident and prayed for her forgiveness," the PFF said in a press release on Tuesday.
It is worth mentioning here that she was one of the 60 individuals killed in an immigration boat tragedy in Italy a few days ago.
Four Pakistanis are said to have died in the boat collision incident.
Apart from hockey, she also represented Pakistan in football.