DERA ISMAIL KHAN – The body of Pakistan Army officer Major Ishaq, who embraced martyrdom during an operation in D.I. Khan, being sent to Lahore today (Thursday) for burial.
Family and friends have started gathering at the house of Major Ishaq in Wapda Town while the funeral prayer will be performed at Ayub Stadium. Afterwards, Major Ishaq will be laid to rest at Cavalry Ground Army Graveyard with all salute.
Earlier on Wednesday, security forces conducted raid in D.I.Khan after which the terrorists opened firing at them that martyred Major Ishaq.
DG ISPR said that Major Ishaq bravely fought against the militants and defeated them. He further said that the funeral prayer of the officer was offered in D.I Khan which was attended by higher officials including Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Bajwa.
Major Ishaq left behind his widow and one-year-old son.