Worlds oldest man dies at 142 in Kashmir

Srinagar: Feroz-Ud-Din, who claimed to be world’s oldest man last year, died in the intervening night of Thursday and Friday at about 2 in the morning.

Feroz-ud-Din Mir son of Mattuli Mir of Bijhama village of Border tehsil Uri in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir was Born on 10 March 1872 according to his date birth particulars.

Reports said that Father of 10, Feroz had five wives, the fifth one 60 years younger than his age.

Feroz was laid to rest at his native village Bejihama early Friday morning.Last year it was reported that Guinness World Records is investigating the claim and if it was true he would have been the world’s oldest surviving man.

To substantiate his claim, Feroz had showed a government-issued birth certificate which shows his date of birth as March 10, 1872.