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Funerals held for 24 victims of Gilgit bus accident

SAMAA | - Posted: Sep 23, 2019 | Last Updated: 12 months ago
Posted: Sep 23, 2019 | Last Updated: 12 months ago
Two funerals were held on Sunday

Funerals for 24 victims of Sunday’s Naran accident were held at the Army Helipad in Gilgit on Monday morning. The funerals for the other two victims were held the day before. 

Twenty-six people were killed in a bus crash in Naran’s Gati Das, near the Babusar Top on Sunday. Ten of the victims were Pakistan Army soldiers.

Related: 10 soldiers among 26 killed in Naran bus crash

The coffins were all wrapped with the Pakistan flag. The bodies were sent to the victims' hometowns via army helicopters after the funeral.

Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman, Governor Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon and Northern Areas Forces Commander Major General Ahsan Mahmood attended the funerals.

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