FO issues details of six Pakistanis killed in Abu Dhabi fire incident

The details of six Pakistanis who were killed in a fire incident in Abu Dhabi have been released by the Foreign Office of Pakistan on Monday.

According to the details, the fire broke out on April 12, 2019, in a home of a Pakistani family situated in Al Ain in which as many as six Pakistanis, including four members of a family, were burnt to death.

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As per the details issued by the FO, one Pakistani, named Mr. Mohammad Raheem, 50, got minor injuries after the fire broke out.

Details of the victims issued by the Foreign Office are following:

1. Muhammad Farouq s/o Muhammad Khan, Kohat

2. Omer Farouq s/o Muhammad Farouq, Kohat

3. Khurram Farouq s/o Muhammad Farouq, Kohat

4. Khayal Afzal s/o Muhammad Afzal, Orakzai Agency

5. Eid Nawaz Khan s/o Ghareeb Nawaz, FR Peshawar

6. Ali Haider s/o Lal Bahadur, Bannu

As per the initial report by the authorities of Abu Dhabi, the fire started in a small room of the house, where several flammable house items were stored, including a generator, air conditioners, gas pipes, and wood.

The official statement issued by the foreign ministry said that embassy of Pakistan in Abu Dhabi has been in contact with the survivors of the incident and relatives of the victims, both in Pakistan and United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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