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Funeral prayers of martyred Rangers men offered, CM announces Rs2mn compensation

KARACHI: Funeral prayers of four martyred Rangers men were offered here on Friday evening, while CM Qaim Ali Shah announced Rs 2 million compensation for the families of the deceased, ARY News reported.

According to details, Corps Commander Karachi, DG Rangers, Additional IG Karachi and other high-ups attended the funeral prayers of the deceased personnel. A freshly turned out contingent of Pakistan Rangers Sindh presented salute to the martyred personnel.

The dead bodies of the martyrs have been sent to their native towns, where they will be laid to rest. One of the deceased troops will be laid to rest in Umer Kot tomorrow.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif strongly denounced the attack and termed it a ‘barbaric act’.

Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah also telephoned DG Rangers Maj Gen Bilal Akbar and inquired about the details of the incident.

He announced Rs 2 million compensation for the families of martyred soldiers and said that Rangers sacrifices to restore peace in the city will not go in vain.

Earlier in the day, unknown assailants had killed four Rangers personnel deployed on the security of a mosque in Ittehad Town.

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