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Funeral Parade of PAF officer martyred in tragic Karachi air crash, held at PAF Base Faisal

May 30, 2020

Karachi, May 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): The funeral prayer of Squadron Leader Zain Ul Arif Khan was held at PAF Base Faisal on Saturday. He was among the passengers who embraced martyrdom in the tragic air crash at Karachi last week. He was posted at Air Headquarters, Islamabad and was travelling to Karachi to celebrate Eid with his parents.

His dead body was identified with the help of DNA and was handed over to the PAF authorities for burial. Air Vice Marshal Ahmad Hassan, Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Engineering) and Air Vice Marshal Abbas Ghumman, Air Officer Commanding, Southern Air Command along with large number of PAF personnel, civil and military officials and relatives of the martyred officer attended the funeral. Later, the martyred soul was laid to rest at PAF graveyard, Korangi Creek with full military honours, says a statement issued by the PAF here on Saturday.

For more information, contact:
Director Media Affairs
Pakistan Air Force (PAF)
E-mail: pafdpr@paf.gov.pk
Tel: +92-51-9507751, +92-51-9261300
Fax: +92-51-9260868
Website: http://paf.gov.pk/

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