Karachi bomb victims funeral prayers offered

jos_funeral_prayer-254x300Under tight security the funeral prayers of 14 persons martyred in Friday bombing were offered at RCD Ground (Malir) here on Saturday the martyred have been laid to rest at local graveyards in Karachi.  In twin blasts at Shahrah-e-Faisal and Jinnah Hospital emergency ward 25 persons were martyred and 100 injured during Arbaeen (Chehlem) of the Martyrs of Karbala on yesterday (Friday). The deceased included five members of a family. According to the Shiite News Correspondent, Fourteen deceased included five members of a family were Zameer Hussain, Anwar Abbas, Mohammed Ali, Babar Ali Hasnain, Anjum Hussain, Asif Hussain, Ahmed Hussain, Amir Hussain, Kazim Hussain, Shahanshah Hussain, Tauqeer Hussain, Salman Hussain, Zain Sohrab and Shahid Ali. Maulana Kausar Abbas Naqvi, local prayer leader led the funeral prayers of martyrs mourners, hundreds of thounsands People gathered at RCD Ground well ahead the funeral prayers were offered, as Karachi presented a deserted look. Heavy contingents of police and Rangers kept sealed the areas around the funeral ground. The markets and commercial centers yesterday announced to remain closed. The leaders of Shiite organizations of karachi Inclduing Allama Abbas Kumaili, Maulana Mirza Yousuf Hussain, Maulana Hassan Zafar Naqvi, Maualana Hassan Salahuddi, Maulana Nazir Abbas Taqvi, Allama Aftab Haider Jafari, Central office bearers of Shia Organizations were present on the occasion. According to Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) announcement, the funeral prayers of their workers martyred in bombing at Jinnah Hospital, was offered after Zuhr prayers at Jinnah Ground, MQM leader Maulana Maulana Feroz Rehmani led the funeral prayers of deceased MQM workers killed in bomb blast in Jinnah Hospital on Arbaeen, funeral prayers attended by people in huge number. The funeral services for the Christian family who were killed in bombing at Jinnah Hospital, were also observed at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral and they were laid to rest at the cemetery near FTC on Sharah-e-Faisal. The deceased whose funeral prayers have been offered include UC Nazim Muhammed Khalil, Kalim alias Khurram, Muhammed Shafi, Ghulam Murtaza, Muhammed Kashif, Muhammed Jamil and Shahid.


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