Pakistani tourist along with parachute pilot dies in Turkey

Published: April 17, 2019
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Pakistani tourist Zarak Zaheer dies due to accident in Turkey. PHOTO: SCREEN GRAB

Pakistani tourist Zarak Zaheer dies due to accident in Turkey. PHOTO: SCREEN GRAB

Zarak Zaheer, a Pakistani tourist,  lost his life in Turkey when he jumped in tandem along with a parachute pilot Mustafa Kemal Öztürk and crashed into the cliffs.

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A video of Zaheer showing adventurist’s final moments, minutes before he went for his last jump was released in a Radio Pakistan report on Wednesday.

“Zarak Zaheer, a Pakistani tourist, was visiting Turkey. Due to inclement weather he and the pilot lost control and crashed while attempting to land,” said Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal in a tweet.

According to him, Zaheer’s body was retrieved after the rescue operation.

The FO spokesperson stressed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs provided all possible help to the family and visa was issued to the deceased’s brother.

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  • MirFareed
    Apr 18, 2019 - 10:35AM

    Saddest day in African-American history.Recommend

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