Funeral prayers of martyred captain offered

Funeral prayers of martyred captain offered

Islamabad (Staff Report): Funeral prayers of Captain Junaid Hafeez, who was martyred in an attack on a border post of the Pakistan Army by terrorists from Afghanistan, were held on Tuesday.

Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Tariq Fazal Chaudhry and Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal attended the prayers, held in Burma Town, Islamabad.

It is pertinent to mention that in Monday's attack two Pakistan Army personnel, including a captain , embraced martyrdom and four others injured in a cross-border attack by terrorist from Afghanistan in Pakistan’s Bajaur Agency, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) confirmed.

“During the exchange of fire, brave sons of soil Capt Junaid Hafeez and Sepoy Raham embraced shahadat while four soldiers got injured,” the military’s media wing said in a statement.

According to the ISPR, the cross-border attack was “effectively responded” by Pakistani troops, killing as many as 8-10 terrorists, and many were seeing “running back injured”.