The funeral prayers of Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Hassan Haider was offered on Tuesday at Chaklala Garrison, Rawalpindi, said a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
The army officer and three soldiers were martyred while conducting an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in the general area of Tirah Valley a day before.
The martyrs were laid to rest with full military honours.
The burial service was attended by interim Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar, defence minister, CJCSC, COAS and a large number of senior civil and military officers, soldiers, citizens and relatives of the martyr.
“Funeral prayers of Naik Khushdil Khan (age 31, resident of District Lakki Marwat), Naik Rafique Khan (age 27, resident of District Charsadda) and Lance Naik Abdul Qadir (age 33, resident of District Murree) were also offered.” at their respective hometowns.”
The military’s media wing added that the armed forces of the country stand resolute and committed to eliminating the menace of terrorism from the motherland at all cost