1965 war veteran Sepoy Maqbool’s laid to rest

Namaz e Janaza of 1965 war veteran Sepoy Maqbool, SJ offered at Chaklala Garrison. COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa & large number of offrs/sldrs attended the prayer and paid respect to the national hero. Deceased will be buried with full mil honour at his native village Narian, Azad Kashmir later tonight.

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Namaz e Janaza of 1965 war veteran Sepoy Maqbool, SJ offered at Chaklala Garrison. COAS & large number of offrs/sldrs attended the prayer and paid respect to the national hero. Deceased will be buried with full mil honour at his native village Narian, Azad Kashmir later tonight. pic.twitter.com/2zarFd2x09

— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) August 29, 2018

1965 War veteran Sepoy Maqbool Hussain breathed his last at CMH Attock, ISPR reported.

The brave soldier got injured and was taken prisoner by the Indian Army during 1965 war.

Later, after spending 40 years in Indian jails, he was released during 2005. He was recipient of Sitara Jurrat. His Namaz e Jinaza will be offered tomorrow with full military honours.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has expressed his grief over sad demise Sepoy Maqbool Hussain.

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