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Junaid Jamshed’s funeral prayers offered in Karachi

KARACHI: Renowned religious scholar and social activist Junaid Jamshed’s funeral prayers have been offered at Moin Khan Acadamy Ground, DHA Phase 8, Karachi.

Molana Tariq Jamil led the funeral prayers, he will be buried in Darul Uloom Korongi, Karachi.

Junaid’s body was identified through his facial X-ray on Monday. The body will now be taken to Korangi.

Thousands of fans, friends, family members and people from all walks of life attended his funeral.

Junaid Jamshed’s grave has been prepared at Jamia Darul-Uloom Karachi (Korangi).

Junaid Jamshed and his wife were among 47 passengers and crew members who died after their flight PK661 crashed near Havelian in Abbottabad on December 7, 2016.

The body of his wife, Neha, was received by her mother at PIMS after identification. Her funeral will be offered in Lahore. Her funeral was prayed in Lahore today.

Earlier, Humayon announced the funeral to be held on Wednesday, but he had to take the call back as DNA report of Junaid’s body was still pending.

Junaid Jamshed’s funeral prayers was offered at Noor Khan Airbase, Chaklala on Wednesday.

Air Chief Sohail Aman and top officers of the Pakistan Air Force attended the funeral prayers.

A guard of honour was also presented to the late scholar who died in a plane crash on September 5. After the funeral, the coffin of Junaid Jamshed was sent to Karachi via C-130.