Army captain martyred in Balochistan attack laid to rest
SARGODHA: Pakistan Army Captain Aqib Javed, who embraced martyrdom while fighting with terrorists in Balochistan, was laid to rest with full military honour in his native town of Sargodha on Saturday night, ARY News reported.
A large number of people from all walks of life and Army officers attended his funeral prayers. On the occasion, floral wreaths, on the behalf of President Arif Alvi and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa were laid at his grave.
Paying tribute to the martyred captain, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qyreshi said in a tweet, “I want to show the world the face of a young officer Captain Aaqib Javed martyred today who was meant to get married on the 24th of August.”
I want to show the world the face of a young officer Captain Aaqib Javed martyred today who was meant to get married on the 24th of August. pic.twitter.com/EkxNTiABym
— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) July 27, 2019
Earlier in the day, ten personnel of the Pakistan armed forces were martyred in two separate attacks in Balochistan and North Waziristan tribal region.
The Director General Inter-Services Public Relations had shared a collage of photos of those martyred in these attacks on Twitter and had said: “Selfless sacrifice. Our Martyrs Our pride.”