Funeral of Pakistan soldier killed in surgical attacks held

Funeral of Pakistan soldier killed in surgical attacks held

Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Funeral prayers for a Pakistani soldier killed in the cross-border surgical attacks by India were held in Faislabad, Pakistani media reports said.

The soldier, Naik Imtiaz Ahmad, was one of the two soldiers killed in the Bhimber sector of LoC.

He was laid to rest with full military honours in his village in district Faislabad. Besides army officers, relatives and friends, hundreds of people attended the soldier’s funeral and chanted slogans in favour of the military, Geo News reported.

At the funeral, Ahmed’s father said he had five sons and three daughters and Ahmed was the youngest among them. “He was a very obedient son and we all loved him very much,” he said.

According to a statement issued by the military, Naik Imtiaz Ahmed is survived by a wife and three children.

The surgical attacks on Wednesday night on terrorist launch pads across the LoC killed two Pakistani soldiers.

The attacks were a retaliation to the September 18 Uri army base camp attack in Jammu and Kashmir, which killed 19 Indian soldiers.

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