Funeral prayer in absentia offered for victims of plane crash

10:17 PM | 8 Dec, 2016
Funeral prayer in absentia offered for victims of plane crash
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ISLAMABAD - The funeral prayers of air crash victims was offered in absentia at the lawn of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Hospital in Islamabad on Thursday.

A number of people from various segments of life attended the prayers.

Forty-seven persons, including five crew members, perished as a passenger plane of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flying from Chitral to Islamabad crashed near a small village called Saddha Batolni in Havelian, Abbottabad Wednesday evening.