PNS Mehran attack Bodies of Navy, Rangers men arrive

Lt Abbas’s funeral will be held at his residence today at House 274, Street 9, Askari 10, Cantonment.


Express May 24, 2011

LAHORE: The bodies of a Navy officer and two Rangers killed during the attack on the Pakistan Naval Station Mehran in Karachi were due to arrive at the city’s old airport overnight.

The families of Lieutenant Yasir Abbas and Rangers Khalil Ahmad and Muhammad Akhtar were waiting at the airport late on Monday night. Ahmad was from Shakargarh and Akhtar from Narowal.

Lt Abbas’s funeral will be held at his residence today at House 274, Street 9, Askari 10, Cantonment. Col Syed Jaffar Abbas, the lieutenant’s father, told reporters he was proud of his only son’s sacrifice for his country.

Lt Abbas was due to be married in four months. He was among 12 security personnel killed.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 24th, 2011.

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sumeet | 10 years ago | Reply as an indian,it gives me immense pain to see when young and brave people of both india and pakistan die due to these bloody terrorist,be it sandip unnikrishan or yasir or khalil.but i think the martyrdom of pakistani officer will go in vain as long as the top brass of military will continue to think the terrorist as stratergic asset.salute to all the departed soul.RIP.
Bangash | 10 years ago | Reply God bless the Shaheeds who served their country.
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