Gujranwala train accident: Funeral of martyred army officials, jawans offered

03 Jul, 2015 12:09 am

GUJRANWALA (92 News) – Funeral of the army officials and jawans martyred in the Gujranwala train accident was offered in Gujranwala Cantonment on Thursday night.

Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and military and civil officials attended the funeral.

Those whose funeral was offered are Lt-Col Amir Jadoon, his wife and daughter, Maj Adil, Captain Kashif and Lieutenant Abbas, Lance Naik Zafar, Sepoy Saleem, Sultan Zeb, Ghani Bakhsh and Arshad.

DG ISPR Maj-Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa said that four bogies of a train carrying army jawans to Kharian fell into the canal due to the bridge collapse.

He said that Army Aviation’s helicopters and SSG’s diver took part in the rescue operation.

Earlier, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif inquired after the injured at Gujranwala CMH.

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