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Amid tears and tributes, Pakistan said ‘goodbye’ to Junaid Jamshed

KARACHI: Pakistan's famed religious figure Junaid Jamshed was laid to rest at Darul Uloom graveyard in Korangi Industrial Area on Thursday in the presence of thousands of people who had gathered to give him a final tribute.  His funeral prayers were offered at AKD Ground DHA in the city, packed with a huge number of people, fans and followers of the man who made Pakistan proud through his outstanding singing earlier and conduct as a Muslim-evangelist till he breathed his last. Law enforcement officials including…

Junaid Jamshed’s body to be brought back home on Wednesday: brother

KARACHI: Humayun Jamshed, brother of singer-turned-preacher Junaid Jamshed has confirmed that the latter’s body would be brought back to his home in Karachi on Wednesday. On Monday, Junaid Jamshed’s body was identified with the help of a face X-ray and the icon’s dental history since all the bodies of the PK-661 plane crash victims were unidentifiable. Confirming the body identification, Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Capt (r) Mushtaq Ahmed said yesterday that it would soon be handed over to Junaid Jamshed’s family.…