Major martyred in Zhob operation laid to rest

Major martyred in Zhob operation laid to rest

Our Correspondent May 17, 2024


The funeral prayer of Major Babar Niazi, army officer martyred in the Zhob operation, was offered at Zhob Cantt, stated the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Wednesday.

In a statement, the country’s armed forces assured of standing by the nation and being committed to defeating terrorists’ attempts to sabotage the peace and stability of the country.

“The sacrifices of our brave sons strengthen our resolve to fight against the menace of terrorism. The war against terrorism will be fought till the scourge is uprooted from the motherland,” the ISPR maintained.

Major Babar Niazi laid down his life while leading an intelligence-based operation in the Sambaza area of Balochistan’s Zhob district that eliminated three terrorists, the army’s media wing confirmed on Tuesday.

According to a statement issued by the ISPR, the security forces conducted the operation in the general area of Sambaza, Zhob District.

“The engagement with the terrorists was intense, leading to the successful elimination of the threat.”

The statement added that 36-year-old Major Niazi, a resident of Mianwali, fought gallantly while leading his troops from the front, paid the ultimate sacrifice, and embraced martyrdom during an intense exchange of fire.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 16th, 2024.


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