VICTIMS OF BAHAWALPUR TRAGEDY LAID TO REST

June 27, 2017 Off By Web Desk

Victims of oil tanker fire tragedy were laid to rest after their collective funeral prayer at Ahmedpur East on Tuesday.

The funeral prayer of one hundred and twenty-five victims of the tragedy was attended among others by Members of Parliament of Bahawalpur division, high officials of civil administration and a large number of people of the area.

Later, the bodies of the victims were dispatched for burial in six mass graves as twenty-five bodies per mass grave.

All coffins have been tagged so that after the completion of DNA tests they could be handed over to their legal heirs.

Earlier, bodies of twenty-four victims were handed over to the families of the deceased after their identification.

Source: Radio Pakistan