Christchurch victim martyred Areeb laid to rest in Karachi
KARACHI (92 News) – Areeb, who martyred in the Christchurch attack, was laid to rest in Karachi on Monday.
Funeral prayers for Areeb were offered at Sangam Ground Karachi.
Thousands of people, including Khawaja Izhar, Amir Khan, Sindh former governor Muhammad Zubair, attended the funeral. He will be buried in Sakhi Hassan graveyard.
Earlier, moving scenes were witnessed when the body of Areeb reached at his residence.
After completing his education, Areeb had gone to New Zealand for a better future. He had embraced martyrdom in the terror attack during the Friday prayers.
Areeb’s uncle said that the governments of Pakistan and New Zealand had cooperated with them. “Representatives of both countries are in contact with us and assured all-out cooperation,” he said.
Sindh Governor Imran Ismail said that relatives of Areeb will be provided all-out cooperation. He paid tributes to New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.