Names of six Pakistanis killed in a House Fire in UAE

A fire broke out in the home of a Pakistani family residing in Al Ain City of United Arab Emirates (UAE) on April 12, 2019 in which six Pakistanis including four members of the same family, the Foreign Office said in a statement on Monday.

Also, one 50-year-old Pakistani, namely Mohammad Raheem, has sustained minor injuries.

Details of the deceased are as follows:

Sr. No. Name Father’s Name Resident of
1. Muhammad Farouq Muhammad Khan Kohat
2. Omer Farouq Muhammad Farouq Kohat
3. Khurram Farouq Muhammad Farouq Kohat
4. Khayal Afzal Muhammad Afzal Orakzai Agency
5. Eid Nawaz Khan Ghareeb Nawaz FR Peshawar
6. Ali Haider Lal Bahadur Bannu

According to initial reports, the fire started in a small room where several flammable items were stored including a generator, gas pipes, air conditioners and wood.

The Foreign Office said that the Embassy of Pakistan in Abu Dhabi has been in constant contact with the survivors and relatives of the deceased, both in UAE and Pakistan.

The Embassy officials also visited the accident site to extend necessary facilitation including for issuance of Death Certificates and Emergency Travel Documents.

The Mission is also in touch with PIA officials for early repatriation of the human remains to Pakistan.

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