Funeral Prayers of Martyred Soldiers Offered in Peshawar: ISPR

Thu Jul 11 2024
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RAWALPINDI: The funeral prayers of Sepoy Muhammad Idrees, resident of Swabi and Sepoy Badam Gul, resident of Kohat, who embraced martyrdom on Wednesday during a joint intelligence-based operation in Hassan Khel, Peshawar, were offered at Peshawar Garrison, the military’s media wing said on Thursday.

Corps Commander Peshawar, civil and military officers along with public attended the funeral prayers, the ISPR said. The martyrs will be laid to rest with full military honour in their native areas.

Earlier, the ISPR said that on 10 July 2024, a joint intelligence-based operation was conducted by Security Forces and Police in general area Hassan Khel, Peshawar District on reported presence of a high profile terrorist.

It added, “During conduct of the operation, after intense exchange of fire, three terrorists including HVT, Terrorist Commander Abdul Raheem were sent to hell. Weapons and ammunition were also recovered from killed terrorists.

The ISPR said, “Terrorist commander Abdul Raheem was highly wanted by the law enforcement agencies and government had fixed head money of PKR 6 million on him, as he remained actively involved in numerous terrorist activities, and was also responsible for Shahadat of Captain Hussain Jehangir Shaheed and Havildar Shafiq Ullah Shaheed on 26 May 2024.”

It added, “Today’s operation has avenged the heinous act and has brought the main perpetrator to justice”.

According to the ISPR, “However, during intense exchange of fire, four brave sons of soil; Sepoy Muhammad Idrees (age: 34 years, resident of Swabi District), Sepoy Badam Gul (age: 34 years, resident of Kohat District) of Pakistan Army and Sub Inspector Tajmir Shah, (age: 38 years, resident of: Peshawar District) & Assistant Sub Inspector Muhammad Akram (age: 34 years, resident of Mansehra District) of CTD KPK, having fought gallantly, embraced Shahadat.”

Pakistan’s Security Forces stand shoulder to shoulder with other law enforcement agencies to ensure peace and stability across of Pakistan and such sacrifices of our brave men further strengthen our resolve, the ISPR said.




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