Funeral prayers of victims in naval base attack offered

Funeral prayers offered in each victim's ancestral town.


Express May 24, 2011

The funeral prayers of the victims in the PNS naval base attack were offered in their ancestral towns on Tuesday.

Navy officer Saleem Taib was laid to rest in his native village in Kabirwala. The funeral prayer of fire fighter Javed, who was killed by the terrorists while trying to control fire in P3C Orion aircraft, was offered in Peshawar.

Rangers personnel Khalil Ahmed and Mohammad Akhtar were buried with full military honours in their hometowns in Gujranwala district.

A large number of local residents and senior military officials were present on the occasion.

Eight navy personnel and two Rangers personnel were killed when militants stormed the PNS Mehran naval airbase in a brazen attack.  At least 20 more, 18 navy and two Rangers’ personnel, were wounded in the attack.

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Sajjad Kausar | 10 years ago | Reply My city name is peshawar danishabad area
Sajjad Kausar | 10 years ago | Reply Allah may rest javed soul in peace and encourage the deceased family
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