RAWALPINDI: The funeral prayers of the Pakistan Army Lieutenant Arsalan Alam has been offered. The officer of Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom during firing by terrorists from across the border in Rajgal, Khyber Agency, a statement by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Saturday.
Terrorists fired from across the border on the newly established Pakistani border post in Rajgal, martyring Lieutenant Arsalan Alam, who was commanding the post when he got hit, the ISPR said.
Lieutenant Arsalan Alam was 22 years old, the statement said.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi expressed sorrow over the loss of life and said the war on terrorism is a matter of survival for the country.
He added that the state will not rest till the elimination of terrorism from Pakistan and added operations against terrorism will continue.