Balochistan Operation: Colonel Sohail Abid funeral prayer offered at his home town

Funeral prayer of the slain military officer Colonel Sohail Abid, who headed an operation against Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) high value target in Balochistan yesterday, has been offered at his home town Vehari.

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His body was transported to his home town today.

On Wednesday, security forces killed a high-value target of banned terror outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), along with two other terrorists, involved in the killings of more than 100 innocent people of Hazara community and police personnel, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

“Security Forces conducted an IBO [intelligence-based operation] in Killi Almas, Balochistan on pointation from apprehended HVT [high-value target] about [the] presence of suicide bombers along with other terrorists in hideouts,” the statement read.
“During operation three terrorists including 2 suicide bombers and a high value target(HVT) Salman Badeni LeJ head of Balochistan killed.

Colonel Sohail Abid of Military Intelligence embraced shahadat while 4 soldiers got injured including 2 critical.”, the statement further stated.

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