Body of Junaid Jamshed identified through dental and facial X-rays

The body of singer-turned-preacherJunaid Jamshed has been identified with the help of dental and facial x-rays, a media report said today.
Body of Junaid Jamshed identified through dental and facial X-rays
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The body of singer-turned-preacherJunaid Jamshed has been identified with the help of dental and facial x-rays, a media report said today.

Quoting Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Capt (r) Mushtaq Ahmed, Dawn News said Jamshed's body was "identified with the help of samples from teeth and x-rays of his face." 

The remains of at least 23 victims of the the PK-661 plane crash near Havelian were transported to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) in Islamabad for DNA testing.

PIA flight PK-661 carrying 48 passengers and crew crashed on the way to Islamabad from Chitral on December 7 at 4:42 pm PST.

The passenger list confirmed there were 31 men, 9 women and 2 infants on board the flight, including  Jamshed and three foreigners.

The ill-fated aircraft departed from Chitral at around 3:30 pm and was expected to land at Islamabad's Benazir Bhutto International Airport at around 4:40 pm but crashed in Havelian near Abbottabad shortly after a distress call was sent to the control tower.

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