Bodies of 6 Pakistanis who died in UAE fire reach Islamabad


Bodies of six Pakistanis who were burnt to death in Al Ain on Friday were repatriated on a PIA flight on Monday, Khaleej Times reported.

The six men lost their lives on Friday when a fire broke out in a villa in Al Ain’s Zakher area. Four of the men belonged to the same family.

According to the report, police said that the sole survivor of the incident failed to inform the police as soon as the fire broke out.

The deceased have been identified as Omer Farouq; his elder brother Khurram; their father Farouq, their relative Ali Haider; and two family friends, Khayal Afdal and Eid Nawaz.

Three of the bodies are being transported to Kohat, one to Hangu, one to Peshawar and one to Darra Adam Khel.