Karachi: Funeral prayers of terrorist attack victims offered
The terrorists in a deadly attack on a bus of Ismaili community near Safoora Chowk of Karachi on Wednesday killed 43 persons.
The funeral prayers were offered at Al-Azhar Garden under stringent security measures.
The relatives of the deceased and notables of Ismaili community attended the funeral prayers.
The members of Ismaili community were advised at various Jamaatkhana’s to avoid attending the funeral prayers due to security concerns.
The deceased of the terrorist attack will be laid to rest at Sakhi Hassan’s Al-Noor Society Ismaili Graveyard.
Day of Mourning
Pakistan mourning the death of 43 persons in Wednesday’s terrorist attack in Karachi when terrorists gunned down 43 persons of Ismaili community in assault on a bus.
The national flag has been fluttering on half mast.
Karachi roads have scarce public transport on the day of mourning, while petrol pumps have been closed in different areas of the port city.
The Intermediate examinations have been postponed in 10 districts of Sindh province including Karachi. Federal Urdu University of Karachi has also announced the papers scheduled to be held today. The new dates of the papers will be announced later.