Funeral held for army man martyred in cross border firing in Khyber Agency

30 Jan, 2017 7:08 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – Funeral prayers for Sepoy Waqas martyred in the cross border firing by terrorists in Khyber Agency was held at Corps Headquarters, Peshawar on Monday.

The COAS has lauded the sacrifice of Sepoy Waqas for security of the motherland.

Corps Commander Lt Gen Nazir Ahmed Butt, IGFC Maj Gen Shaheen Mazhar Mehmood, the KP Chief Secretary and large number of officers and soldiers attended the funeral.

Terrorists are resorting to fire from across the border taking advantage of weak border control on the Afghanistan side.

There is need for checking terrorists’ freedom of movement on Afghan side of the border.

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