The modeling world seems to be in mourning, as the Pakistani supermodel Zara Abid was identified as one of the 96 people who died in the plane crash this Friday in the city of Karachi, south of Pakistan.
After news of the accident began to circulate in the media, many people who have worked with the model said Abid was on board the plane. A list received by the newspaper The Express Tribune, confirmed that there was a woman with that name who boarded the plane.
It all started with the tweet of one of the most important people in public relations in Pakistan, Frieha Altaf. She explained on her Twitter account that the model was returning from Lahore to Karachi, after attending a funeral.
Zara Abid was doing the show for @SanaSafinaz and @catwalk_cares. Her uncle passed away and went to Lahore. I got an stomach ache. This is very close to my heart. Huge tragedy for the fashion industry. So many lives lost! Prayers ”, wrote the also choreographer.
Moments later, fashion designer Khadijah Shah also joined in condolences on the model's passing.
“The fashion industry lost Zara Abid today in a plane crash. ANDShe was a wonderful, hard-working and professional girl.. I was amazed at his energy and dynamism in his photographs. I hope your soul rests in peace - so many people who lost loved ones today. May Allah have mercy on us all"The designer shared along with a photograph of Abid.
However, moments after learning that there was a list of survivors, he deleted this statement, and replaced it with a more optimistic one.
"Praying for her to be a survivor! There is news that there are survivors, that Allah keeps them all safe and that she is one of them, "he said.
On the other hand, the authorities of the Sindh Health Department expressed that there are three survivors of the flight.
"There are three people on the list of survivors: The first is the President of the Bank of Punjab (Zafar Masud), the second is a man named Zubair who is under treatment at the Karachi Civil Hospital and the third is a woman named Tahira that she is hospitalized in Combined Military Hospital at this time, "the department's spokesman Meeran Yousuf told the newspaper.
Although there is no confirmation of the death of the 28-year-old model, she has not appeared in any list of survivors. According to the tabloid The Sun, the family is desperate to hear from their daughter.
The The model's last post on her Instagram account was a photograph of her inside a plane.. "Fly high, it's goodWas the phrase with which Abid accompanied the publication.
East Friday it was revealed that a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) company plane with 99 passengers and eight crew members crashed in the city of Karachi., Pakistan, according to the country's aviation authority. The Pakistani army said on Twitter that it sent troops to the scene of the accident.
Meanwhile he Sindh Health Department explained in a tweet that DNA tests will be carried out on the families of the passengers to identify them.
“A collection of DNA testing samples was established at Forensic DNA Lab University in #Karachi. Family members of PK 8303 passengers can visit to obtain samples that would be necessary for the crossing"The agency explained.
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