63 identified bodies handed over to heirs

By: News Desk      Published: 01:02 AM, 31 May, 2020
63 identified bodies handed over to heirs

Of 69, 63 identified bodies of the Karachi plane crash victims have been handed over to their heirs while 23 corpses were shifted to a morgue for identification.

A PIA plane crash near Karachi airport claimed 97 lives just two days before Eid. A 16-year-old Naveed Akram from Khayaban-e-Tariq Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Phase VI was identified on Saturday.

Six bodies including assistant pilot and First Officer Usman, have been shifted to Lahore by PIA flight PK-304.

The funeral of assistant pilot, flight steward Abdul Qayyum and airhostess Amna Irfan was held at the Lahore airport. Later the bodies were handed over to their heirs. PAF Squadron Leader Zainul Arif was laid to rest at Korangi Creek graveyard in Karachi. Senior PIA officials, friends and families of the victims attended the funerals .

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