Pakistan athlete who died in migrant boat crash laid to relaxation
QUETTA, Pakistan — Mourners attended the funeral Friday of a Pakistani feminine area hockey participant who died in a migrant boat crash off Italy’s coast final month, sending a wave of shock and grief by way of this impoverished Islamic nation.
The boat carrying the athlete, Shahiza Raza, and 170 others set sail from the Turkish port of Izmir final month. Aboard have been folks from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran and different international locations who have been searching for a greater high quality of life in Europe. It broke aside in tough waters off Calabria, killing Raza and a minimum of 66 others.