RAWALPINDI – The funeral prayers of martyred Colonel Sohail Abid was offered at Army Graveyard on Thursday.
According to the ISPR, Chief of Army Staff General Staff also participated in the funeral prayers.
He will be buried with full military honours.
Colonel Sohail Abid embraced martyrdom during an operation in Killi Almas, Balochistan, in which high-value target of banned terror outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and two other terrorists were killed.
Earlier, his funeral prayers were offered in his native village in Vehari.
A large number of people, including army officers, lawmakers and locals, attended the funeral. The funeral prayers were led by eminent scholar Qari Abid Mehmood.