Pakistan Army soldier martyred in Saudi Arabia: sources
LAHORE – A soldier of Pakistan Army, who was stationed in Saudi Arabia was martyred while performing his professional duties on Friday.
Muhammad Ishaq, the Hawaldar of Pakistan army – who hailed from the neighbouring village of Kot Islam, Ghagh – was dispatched on a special mission to the Holy Kingdom some two months back.
The army personnel breathed his last after a grenade exploded and his body would be transported to Pakistan on Monday.
According to leading daily Nawa-i-Waqt, army officials had informed victim’s family of the martyrdom of Ishaq.
Meanwhile, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi would be leaving for a single day tour to Saudi Arabi on Saturday to inspect the military drills of 41-nation Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC).