Sister Bargeeta Almeby passes away, as she fails to come through arduous bullet injuries.
Sister Bargeeta was severely wounded in Lahore, earlier this month when relentless bullets; shot by unknown gunmen pierced her chest. On 3rd of December 2012, two assailants opened fire on her as she was driving back to her residence. She was rushed to Jinnah Hospital,Lahore and remained hospitalized for seven days.
Later on, acutely wounded Sister Bargeeta was transported to Sweden, for further treatment, through an air ambulance on 10th of December. As she continued to fight for her life in a Stockholm hospital, eventually, breathes her last today and finds eternal rest in the loving arms of our Lord.
Pastor Holger Strandgren, confirmed her death, as he told the National Radio that Bargeeta Almeby,70 passed away. He said that the news was “heavy” but not “unexpected”. “Our thoughts are with her loved ones”, the pastor added on behalf of her Pentecostal church in the Swedish town of Köping.
Sister Bargeeta Almeby, a 70-year old, Christian missionary was a Swedish National and was serving in Pakistan for over three decades now. Her Christian Charity runs an orphanage and adult-literacy projects in Lahore.
Her 38 year Ministry in Pakistan ends with her sad demise as she leaves thousands lamenting. Sister Bargeeta finishes her mission and makes her way back to her Lord!
By Madeeha Shakeel