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Foreign delegations arrive to receive bodies of Naltar tragedy victims

Latest Update: May 10, 2015 | 231 Views
Naltar-incident

ISLAMABAD: Arrangements for transportation of mortal remains of ambassadors in the Naltar tragedy to their respective countries are being finalised.

A Foreign Office spokesperson said that a final decision to this effect will be taken after consultation with the families and officials of the embassies concerned.

The mortal remains of the ambassadors of Norway and Philippines and the wives of ambassadors of Malaysia and Indonesia have already been air-lifted from Naltar to Rawalpindi.

The injured ambassadors of Indonesia, the Netherlands, Malaysia and Poland were also transported back by a special C-310 flight.

The rest of the group of diplomats, who had gone to Gilgit, also returned safely to Rawalpindi.

The mortal remains of the deceased have been placed in the morgue of CMH, Rawalpindi.

The injured ambassadors of Indonesia and the Netherlands have been admitted to the Special Burns Unit in Kharian.

The remaining injured were under treatment at CMH in Rawalpindi.

Meanwhile, Delegations of Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and Norway have arrived in Islamabad to take back the mortal remains of the Naltar tragedy to their respective countries.

According to Foreign Office Spokesperson, a seven member delegation from Philippines, five member from Indonesia, three from Malaysia and five member delegation from Norway reached Islamabad today. Two Ministers of States included in the Philippines delegation. The delegations also include DNA experts.

The spokesman added the members of delegations consulted Pakistani officials regarding taking back the mortal remains of the Naltar incident.