Soldiers who martyred at Western Border laid to rest in their hometowns
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Pakistan Army soldiers, who embraced martyrdom in two incidents on the Pak-Afghan border on Friday night, have been laid to rest in their hometowns.
Soldier of Pak Army Syed Ameen Afridi who embraced martyrdom at Western Border in an attack of terrorists was laid to rest with full military honour in Akakhel area of district Khyber.
A huge number of locals and Army officers attended the funeral prayers. The parents of the martyred soldiers expressed proud for the martyrs who gave away their lives for the motherland.
Sepoy Kashif Ali was also laid to rest with military honor in his native area of Nowshera. People belonging to all walks of life including military officers attended his funeral prayers.
Four soldiers martyred on Pak-Afghan border
Earlier, four soldiers were martyred while another was injured in two incidents on the Pak-Afghan border on Friday night.
According to a press release issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Sepoy Akhtar Hussain, 23, of Baltistan embraced martyrdom when miscreants opened fire on a patrolling party of security forces near Abbakhel, Spinwam. In an exchange of fire, two miscreants were killed.
In another incident, terrorists opened fire on Pak Army troops busy in border fencing in Dir on Pak -Afghan Border. As a result, three soldiers embraced martyrdom while another was injured.
The martyred soldiers are: Lance Naik Said Amin Afridi, 28, of Khyber, Lance Naik Muhammad Shoaib Swati, 31, of Manshera and Sepoy Kashif Ali, 22, of Nowshera.