Pakistan’s top civil-military brass leads funeral prayers of ISI officer martyred in DI Khan encounter


ISLAMABAD – The funeral prayers of martyred ISI officer Brigadier Mustafa Kamal Barki was offered in Dera Ismail Khan on Wednesday, the military’s media wing said.

In a statement, the Inter-Services Public Relations said the funeral prayers of Brigadier Mustafa Kamal Barki, who embraced martyrdom during an encounter with hardcore terrorists in Angoor Adda, South Waziristan, were performed with country’s top civil-military leadership in presence.

President Dr. Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir, DG Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lieutenant General Nadeem Ahmed Anjum and a large number of serving and retired military officers & soldiers, government officials, Parliamentarians and public attended the funeral, ISPR said.

Brigadier Barki was buried at Army Graveyard with full military honors in acknowledgment of his services to the nation.

The decorated officer, throughout his career, remained involved in active counter-terrorism operations and successfully dismantled numerous terrorist networks in KPK and Balochistan. He was monumental in neutralizing the terrorist networks involved in the APS attack in 2016, the military’s media wing said.

The nation recognizes his meritorious services in life and the supreme sacrifice offered for Pakistan. The armed Forces of Pakistan & Intelligence Agencies stand resilient against terrorism and reaffirm the resolve to eradicate this menace of terrorism at all costs.

ISI brigadier embraces martyrdom in South Waziristan terror fight