KARACHI  - The bodies of 17 unidentified victims of Baldia factory inferno were laid to rest here on Sunday.

The bodies were shifted to Baldia Town from Edhi Home and hundreds of people belonging to different walks of life attended the funeral prayers. More than 250 workers were killed when a fire swept through a garments factory in Baldia Town five months ago. Scores had suffered burn wounds. Seventeen of the deceased were burnt beyond identification. According to Deputy Commissioner West Ali Leghari, the decision to bury the bodies was taken on orders from the Sindh High Court.