Wednesday October 06, 2021

Important Personalities Likely To Attend Umar Sharif Funeral Prayers

Karachi: It is likely that important country political and social personalities will take part in the funeral prayers of legendary actor Umar Sharif.

Karachi police have taken strict security measures for the funeral prayers.

Heavy contingent of police have been deployed around the Umar Sharif park in Clifton Block 2.

Earlier, the body of deceased comedy king Umer Sharif has been shifted at his residence where shortly his funeral rites with Zuhr prayers will be offered.

The bomb disposal squad also reached the ground and started checking the ground.

People have begun amassing at his Gulshan e Iqbal residence where after a few hours his funeral prayers and final rites shall be performed.

Legendary comedian’s funeral prayers will be offered in Umar Sharif park in Clifton Block 2 after which he will be buried in premises of Abdullah Shah Gazi shrine.

The body of legendary comedian Umer Sharif has been transported to Karachi from Germany in the wee hours of Wednesday.

The comedian’s funeral prayer would be offered on Wednesday afternoon in Clifton. He will be laid to rest at the premises of the shrine of Saint Abdullah Shah Ghazi RA according to his last will.

The veteran comedian breathed his last in Germany on October 2. He was hospitalized with pneumonia in Nuremberg where he landed for a brief stopover to be later taken to the United States (US) through an air ambulance for medical treatment.

The body was earlier shifted to Istanbul from Munich, from where a Turkish Airlines TK708 plane carrying the body landed at Karachi International airport.

Umer’s wife Zareen Ghazal and Pakistan’s counsel general in Germany Amjad Ali accompanied the dead body. Upon arrival, the body wrapped in the Pakistani flag was handed over to the sons of the deceased comedian.

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