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Sun Jul 10, 2016, 07:43 AM

 

Thousands attend funeral for Pakistan's legendary Edhi

Tens of thousands attended the state funeral for Pakistan's legendary philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi in Karachi.

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Thousands attended the state funeral for Pakistan's legendary philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edh at Karachi's National Museum [Reuters]
Prominent Pakistani philanthropist and humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi was laid to rest on the outskirts of Karachi on Saturday at a state funeral attended by thousands of people.

Edhi, 88, died late on Friday at a medical centre after a long battle with kidney disease. His death triggered a massive outpouring of grief across the nation of 190 million for a man who trancended social, ethnic and religious divisions.

Tens of thousands attended Saturday's ceremony, the first state funeral since the 1980s, at Karachi's National Stadium.

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/07/thousands-attend-funeral-pakistan-legendary-edhi-160709130721613.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdul_Sattar_Edhi

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Sun Jul 10, 2016, 03:06 PM

1. We need more people like him in the world.

And his holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama, just turned 81 a few days ago.

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