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Pakistani-born British mountaineer Bushra Farooqui found dead in Oman wadi

DUBAI – Pakistani-born Dubai-based British mountaineer Bushra Frooqui who died on Sunday on a track in Oman has been buried in Karachi on Friday.

Bushra Farooqui died in a age of 42 while on track in Wadi Sameeni, Oman on Sunday. Oman police rescued eleven people from site.

Oman police sent helicopters to find missing mountaineer and they found Bushra’s dead body next day.

Bushra’s brother Sohaib who along with his sister Aisha took Bushra’s body from Muscat to Karachi.

Bushra’s brother said that “Nobody can match Bushra’s passion, but people from London, UAE and Pakistan want her work to continue and I believe it will.”

Funeral prayer of Bushra will be held on Friday in Karachi. People around the globe paid tribute to Bushra for her struggle for education of children.

She left her world to come to ours,” said Hassan Sadpara, a mountaineer well-known in Pakistan for climbing Mt Everest and five peaks over 8,000 meters.