Zuhair Kashmeri, a well known journalist who wrote two books about the Air India bombing and scored a rare interview with Yasser Arafat. died Dec. 21, 2018, in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., of heart-related issues at the age of 72.
He wrote hundreds of articles for the Globe and Mail over 15 years, covering crime, business and financial scandals.
He was born in Bombay (now Mumbai), India, on Dec. 3, 1946.
He earned diplomas in journalism from the city’s Siddhartha College and another from the London School of Journalism in England.