Fazal Haque Qureshi, one of the seven executive members of the Hurriyat Conference (Moderate), was on Monday taken off the ventilator as his condition improved.

Mr. Qureshi, chairman of the People’s Political Front and former Al-Fateh member, was attacked by unidentified assailants on Friday outside his house on outskirts of the city.

“He was taken off the ventilator this morning [Monday] as he showed slight improvement,” medical superintendent at the Sher-e-Kashmir Medical Institute of Sciences Syed Amin Tabish said.