- Mohammad Malik and Noor Shah said I do in a colourful traditional wedding on October 24
- Their lives were cut short during their honeymoon in Turks and Caicos Island
- They breathed their last on October 28, after they drowned while swimming in deep waters when a rip current pulled them out near Como Parrot Cay
- The 35-year-old groom was a corporate lawyer while the 29-year-old bride worked as a surgical resident
Trending topics on the go: How we write news at YEN.com.gh
Install our latest app for Android and read the best news about Ghana
What started off as a beautiful journey with family and friends for a New York City couple has ended in tears for their family and friends.
Mohammad Malik and Noor Shah said I do in a colourful traditional wedding but their lives were cut short during their honeymoon in Turks and Caicos.
According to People, the love birds who tied the knot on October 24, breathed their last on October 28, after they drowned while swimming during their honeymoon.
The groom's father, Maqbool Malik, said the newlyweds were swimming in the deep waters when a rip current pulled them out near Como Parrot Cay.
Maqbool disclosed that the couple was pulled from the water by witnesses who performed CPR, but they died at the scene.
“It is a devastating loss. This is a shock beyond belief. It is a tragedy of different dimensions when you have to lay two children to rest in a joint funeral," reported the People.
The 35-year-old groom was a corporate lawyer at Olshan Frome Wolosky in New York City while the 29-year-old bride worked as a surgical resident at NYU Langone Health.
According to reports, the couple hoped to one day open a hospital in Pakistan.
Malik's brother Salman said that it did not sound real and they are still getting to terms with the loss of their loved ones
The groom's brother Ahmad told the publications that his brother and his wife were everything he ever wanted to be in life
“They died together, that is the bottom line. They were the world to each other. One could not live without the other," said Salman.
In other news, a couple died from the novel coronavirus one day apart, leaving their five children in the care of their older step-sister.
The California couple was identified as 6 0-year-old Humberto Ruelas-Rivas who died on Sunday, June 7, and his 38-year-old wife, Karina Bonilla who died the next day.
Humberto’s 35-year-old daughter, Maria Ruelas is now taking care of her five step-siblings, aged between 2 to 17.
Maria is also taking care of her 30-year-old sister who was hospitalized with COVID-19 and had a stroke.
“Within six days, I lost my father. And within eight hours, I lost my stepmother. And now I have five kids,” said Maria.
Have national and human interest issues to discuss? Know someone who is extremely talented and needs recognition?
Your stories and photos are always welcome. Get interactive via our Facebook page
Source: Yen Newspaper