ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office (FO) on Monday has confirmed deaths of six Pakistanis in a fire in United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Informing the details of the incident FO spokesman Dr. Faisal said that fire engulfed in a house in UAE city of Al-Ain which killed six Pakistanis.
Dr. Faisal said that all the dead persons were living in a small room and dead included Muhammad Farooq, Umer Farooq and Khurram Farooq hailing from Kohat, Khayal Afzal of Orakzai Agency, Eid Nawaz of Peshawar and Ali Hyder of Bannu.
My prayers go out to the families of the 6 #OverseasPakistanis who lost their lives in the tragic fire at Al-Ain #UAE.Each of our hardworking brothers abroad matter & we are responsible for taking care of them-my team is doing everything possible to facilitate their loved ones. https://t.co/vkTMSe8s4w
— Sayed Z Bukhari (@sayedzbukhari) April 15, 2019
The spokesman said that the Pakistani embassy constantly in touch with families of victims and also keeping in touch with national carrier PIA to bring their dead bodies’ home.
The spokesman said that officials of Pakistani embassy have also visited the burnt house.
On the other hands, funeral prayers died persons have offered wherein a large number of Pakistani community attended the funeral prayers.
Before this PM advisor on overseas Pakistanis has expressed his grief over the sad incident and expressed condolence with victims’ families.