A young soldier was martyred and another critically injured while neutralising an improvised explosive device (IED) in the Mohmand district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor tweeted on Wednesday.
The DG ISPR said, “Captain Zarghaam Fareed embraced martyrdom while neutralising an IED detected at Mohmad Gat in Mohmand Distt.”
He was 25.
“Sepoy Rehan of Bomb Defusal team [also] got critically injured” while defusing the IED, the spokesperson added.
Another son of soil laid his life while performing duty. Capt Zarghaam Fareed embraced martyrdom while neutralising an IED detected at Mohmad Gat in Mohmand Distt. Sepoy Rehan of BD team got critically injured. 25 years old Capt Zarghaam was unmarried and belonged to Sargodha. pic.twitter.com/zkrbaOu4hi
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) November 7, 2018
The martyred soldier’s funeral prayers were offered in Peshawar.