Sabika Sheikh’s funeral prayers offered in Karachi

The funeral prayer of Pakistani schoolgirl Sabika Sheikh, who was killed in an attack on a Texas school, was offered at Hakim Saeed Ground in Karachi on Wednesday.

Prominent personalities, including Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah and Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair, and people from all walks of life attended it, a report in Radio Pakistan said.

The body of the 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student arrived at cargo complex of Karachi airport in the wee hours today.

The body was flown to Karachi from Houston, Texas through a private airline- TK-708- that was received by family members.

Sheikh was among the ten killed in the school shooting which occurred in Santa Fe, Texas on Friday.

She had been due to return home in mere weeks, in time for Eid-ul-Fitr.

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