Funeral prayers of soldiers martyred in Miran Shah operation offered

Funeral prayers of Major Amir Aziz and Sepoy Muhammad Arif who embraced shahadat while fighting gallantly against terrorists during Intelligence Based Operation in the general area of Miran Shah, North Waziristan were offered at Bannu.

Senior serving military and civil officials and public attended the funeral prayers. Shuhada will be laid to rest with full military honours in their respective hometowns.

In a statement, ISPR said armed forces of Pakistan stand resolute and committed to eliminate the menace of terrorism from the motherland at all costs.

Caretaker Chief Minister Punjab Mohsin Naqvi has paid tribute to the bravery of Major Amir Aziz and Sepoy Mohammad Arif who were martyred in the operation against terrorists in Miranshah.

In a condolence message, the Chief Minister said both the martyrs sacrificed their lives for the homeland.

Mohsin Naqvi said that the nation values the eternal sacrifices of the martyrs and they cannot be forgotten.

Caretaker Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Muhammad Azam Khan has conveyed condolence over the martyrdom of the Major and Sepoy during an operation in North Waziristan.

In his message in Peshawar, Muhammad Azam Khan prayed for eternal peace of the departed souls and expressed sympathy with the bereaved families.

Source: Radio Pakistan