Pakistan Army major, sepoy embrace martyrdom in IED explosion on Pak-Afghan border

RAWALPINDI: Major Adeel and Sepoy Faraz from the Pakistan Armed Forces were martyred on Friday afternoon when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off on the border with Afghanistan, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday.


Director-General ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Twitter that the incident took place in the Mohmand District on the Pak-Afghan border, where Major Adeel was supervising fencing work.

“Major Adeel Shahid & Sepoy Faraz Hussain embraced shahadat on Pak-Afg Border in Mohmand Distt. Squad under shaheed offr was supervising fencing work in an area which carried critical infiltration route. Shaheeds fell victim to an IED planted by terrorists from across the border,” the DG wrote on Twitter.

Major Adeel and Sepoy Faraz were martyred while monitoring a critical fencing operation in the Mohmanad district of Khyber Paktunkhwa, the Inter-Services Public Relations said on Friday.

Major Adeel was a resident of Karachi and was married to a widow of an army captain who had also sacrificed his life for the motherland a few years ago. He was father to one and a half year-old twin daughters.


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