Funeral prayers offered for 6 Pakistanis killed in UAE fire

 khaleejtimes.com  4/15/2019 11:01:01 AM  5  Web Report/Al Ain

Funeral prayers offered for 6 Pakistanis killed in UAE fire

Web Report/Al Ain

Filed on April 15, 2019

Residents offered funeral prayers on Sunday evening for the six Pakistani men, including four of a family, who died in a fire that broke out in a villa in Al Ain's Zakher area on Friday.

The victim's bodies were also transferred to Dubai International Airport to transport the bodies back home, Al Khaleej reported.

The police said on Sunday that the delay in alerting authorities caused widespread damage.

The deceased have been identified as Omer Farouq (23); his elder brother Khurram (27); their father Farouq, who was in his 50s; their relative, Ali Haider; and two family friends, Khayal Afdal and Eid Nawaz.

Six Pakistani men, including four of a family, were killed after a fire broke out in a villa in Zakher, the police said on Sunday. The tragedy was reported at 5.53am on Friday.

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