PM Shahbaz attends funeral of martyred Captain Faraz Ilyas

Government of PakistanPM Shahbaz attends funeral of martyred Captain Faraz Ilyas

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Monday attended the funeral of Captain Muhammad Faraz Ilyas who embraced martyrdom in a blast in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Lakki Marwat District.

Captain Faraz Ilyas along with six other Pakistan Army personnel were martyred when an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated on a vehicle of the Security Forces in Lakki Marwat District on Sunday.


In a statement on X on Monday, the prime minister said that “Deeply saddened by the martyrdom of Pak Army personnel including a Captain in a targeted attack in Lakki Marwat District.

The prime minister said that the sacrifices of our brave soldiers and citizens is a debt on us that we must repay by relentlessly eliminating terrorism from our nation.

“Heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families,” he wrote.

Those who embraced martyrdom in yesturday’s Lukki Marwat blast included Captain Muhammad Faraz Ilyas, Subedar Major Muhammad Nazir, Lance Naik Muhammad Anwar, Lance Naik Hussain Ali, Sepoy Asad Ullah, Sepoy Manzoor Hussain, and Sepoy Rashid Mehmood.

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