Karachi: Funeral prayers of 44 victims of Karachi bus attack have been offered at Al-Azhar Garden today.

Thousands of people, including members of Ismaili community and representatives of political parties attended the funeral prayers . On the occasion, strict security arrangements were in place.  The victims were laid to rest in Al-Noor graveyard in Sakhi Hassan.

Two more injured passengers belonging to the Ismaili community succumbed to their wounds today, taking the death toll to a grisly 45.

Pistol-wielding gunmen in Karachi stormed a bus carrying members of the Ismaili community Wednesday, killing at least 44 and injuring more than ten. A national day of mourning is being observed across Pakistan today, whereas the national flag is flying at half mast.