KARACHI (92 News) – Major Adeel Shahid, who embraced martyrdom during fencing along Pak-Afghan Border in Mohmand District, was buried with full military honours in Karachi on Saturday.
Earlier, his funeral was held in Karachi. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, Corps Commander Karachi Lieutenant General Humayun Aziz and large number of people from different walks of life attended his funeral.
Major Adeel Shahid was martyred in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast at Pak-Afghan border.
According to the Inter-Service Public Relation (ISPR), a Pakistan Army Major and a Sepoy embraced martyrdom at Pak-Afghan border as a result of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast planted by terrorists.
In a tweet, the DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said that the blast occurred in Mohmand tribal area wherein an IED planted by terrorists across the border exploded.
As a result, Major Adeel Shahid and Sepoy Faraz Hussain embraced martyrdom.
The director general ISPR said that squad under the martyred officer was supervising fencing work in an area which carried critical infiltration route. “Shaheeds (martyrs) fell victim to an IED planted by terrorists from across the border,” he told.
“Major Adeel Shahid & Sepoy Faraz Hussain embraced shahadat on Pak-Afg Border in Mohmand Distt. Squad under shaheed offr was supervising fencing work in an area which carried critical infiltration route. Shaheeds fell victim to an IED plante
d by terrorists from across the border,” the DG ISPR tweeted.