SLAMABAD – Captain Junaid Hafeez, who was martyred in an attack at Pak-Afghan border, was laid to rest with ‘full military honours’ in Islamabad’s Burma Town on Tuesday.
The funeral was attended by Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for Capital Administration & Development Division Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry, military and civil officers and notables of the city.
On Monday, Captain Junaid Hafeez along with a Sepoy was martyred while four others were injured in a cross-border militant attack on a checkpost in Bajaur Agency near Pakistan-Afghanistan border.
Captain Junaid Hafeez
Media cell of the military reported that at least ten terrorists were killed in retaliation at the border.
"Terrorists from Afghanistan side attempted attack on Pakistani posts along Pak-Afghan border in Bajaur Agency. The attempt was effectively responded killing 8-10 fleeing terrorists while many seen running back injured," ISPR reported.