COAS, CJCSC attend funeral of Captain Fahad

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Chief of Army Staff Gen Syed Asim Munir and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza on Monday attended the funeral prayer of Captain Fahad who embraced martyrdom in Balochistan’s Kahan area during a clearance operation.

Inter Services Public Relations reported that the funeral prayers were offered in Army graveyard and later the martyred was laid to rest with full military honours. Senior civil and military officers, soldiers, and other citizens also attended the funeral.

aEarlier, an Improvised explosive device exploded while the Army was conducting an intelligence-based clearance operation in Kahan area of Balochistan resulting in the martyrdom of five army men including Captain Fahad and four sepoys.