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Comedy King Umer Sharif s dead body reaches Karachi from Germany

KARACHI: 06, OCTOBER, 2021: A Turkish Airlines TK-708 plane carrying dead body of lagendary comedian Umer Sharif has arrived in Karachi from Germany in the wee hours of Wednesday.

Umer's wife Zareen Ghazal and Pakistan?s counsel general in Germany accompanied the dead body. 

The Sharif's body has been transferred to the mortuary of the social welfare department. 

All necessary arrangements were made by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) at the cargo terminal of the Karachi airport to receive the dead body.

The comedian?s funeral prayer would be offered on Wednesday afternoon in Clifton.

The body would be brought from the mortuary to their home in Gulshan-e-Iqbal.

The funeral prayers will be offered at Umer Sharif Park in Clifton at 3:00 pm and Maulana Bashir Farooqui will lead the prayers.

He will be laid to rest at the Abdullah Shah Ghazi graveyard.

On October 2, Comedy King Umer Sharif passed away at the age of 66 years after prolonged illness.

He was set to fly to United States (US) today for medical treatment three days after his stay in Germany. (04)

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