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Pakistan: Mourners flock to funeral as Junaid Jamshed is laid to rest in Karachi01:24

Pakistan: Mourners flock to funeral as Junaid Jamshed is laid to rest in Karachi

Pakistan, Karachi
December 15, 2016 at 16:43 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of mourners flocked to a funeral service held for Junaid Jamshed in Karachi, Thursday, to pay tribute to their beloved singer who, along with 47 others was killed in the ATR-42 plane crash on December 7.

Following the memorial ceremony, Jamshed, whose body was wrapped in Pakistan's national flag, was put to rest at Karachi's Darul Uloom in the Korangi area.

Jamshed ascended to fame as a vocalist of the band 'Vital Signs,' whose 1990s songs like 'Dil Dil Pakistan' many remember with fondness to this day. Member of Parliament Farooq Sattar, media personality Aijaz Aslam and cricket player Muhammad Hafeez were among the attendees of the ceremony.

The Pakistan International Airline (PIA) flight to Islamabad, carrying 47 people on board, crashed into a mountain range near the town of Havelian, shortly after take-off from Chitral on December 7. All 47 people on board were killed in the crash.

Pakistan: Mourners flock to funeral as Junaid Jamshed is laid to rest in Karachi01:24
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Thousands of mourners flocked to a funeral service held for Junaid Jamshed in Karachi, Thursday, to pay tribute to their beloved singer who, along with 47 others was killed in the ATR-42 plane crash on December 7.

Following the memorial ceremony, Jamshed, whose body was wrapped in Pakistan's national flag, was put to rest at Karachi's Darul Uloom in the Korangi area.

Jamshed ascended to fame as a vocalist of the band 'Vital Signs,' whose 1990s songs like 'Dil Dil Pakistan' many remember with fondness to this day. Member of Parliament Farooq Sattar, media personality Aijaz Aslam and cricket player Muhammad Hafeez were among the attendees of the ceremony.

The Pakistan International Airline (PIA) flight to Islamabad, carrying 47 people on board, crashed into a mountain range near the town of Havelian, shortly after take-off from Chitral on December 7. All 47 people on board were killed in the crash.

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