Funeral prayers of Badaber base martyrs offered

04:52 PM | 18 Sep, 2015
Funeral prayers of Badaber base martyrs offered
PESHAWAR (Staff Report) - Funeral prayers of twenty people including four security personnel, who sacrificed their lives in today's terrorist attack on Pakistan Air Force (PAF) base in Badaber area of Peshawar, have been offered in Corps Headquarters Peshawar.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Soahil Aman, Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif, Minister for Information Pervez Rasheed, Chief Minister KPK Pervez Khatak, families of martyrs and other high level dignitaries attended the funeral prayers.

All of the martyrs were also presented guard of honor ahead of funeral.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif also met the victim families.

Earlier today a group of thirteen militants attacked PFA's Badaber base and killed as many as 16 people while they were offering Fajar prayer. During the gun fight four security personnel identified as Captain Asfand Yar Bokhari, Saqib, Tariq and Shan embraced martyrdom.


According to ISPR all of the thirteen terrorists were killed during clearance operation.