Thousands made their way to Karachi’s AKD Ground on 15th December 2016 to attend the funeral prayers of Junaid Jamshed, who died in the ill-fated PK-661 plane crash.PIA flight PK-661 carried 48 passengers and crew crashed near Havelian on the way to Islamabad from Chitral last week, killing all on board.
Jamshed was laid to rest at Jamia Darul Uloom Karachi in Korangi Industrial Area.
Renowned religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel led the funeral prayers in DHA’s Phase-VIII which were held amidst tight security as senior armed forces personnel, politicians, celebrities and sportsmen and thousand of people attended the funeral.
The body of Jamshed’s wife, Nayha, also died in the air crash was transported to Lahore for funeral prayers.She was laid to rest at Lahore’s Cavalry Ground graveyard, according to the reports.
Junaid Jamshed remains arrived in Karachi on 14th December from Islamabad on board a C-130 plane. His remains were identified on Monday with the help of dental and facial x-rays.