LAHORE - Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman General Khalid Shamim Wynne was laid to rest in Lahore on Monday.

Wynne, the 14th JCSC chairman, died in a road accident on Saturday while travelling to Lahore via the motorway, according to Inter-Services Public Relations.

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, former president Asif Ali Zardari and former army chief Gen (Retd) Raheel Sharif attended the funeral prayers.

Raheel Sharif, who is presently based in Riyadh as head of the Saudi-led Islamic Military Counterterrorism Coalition, is in Lahore on a private visit.  Gen Wynne retired on October 7, 2013. According to reports, Wynne's SUV overturned near the Chakri Interchange on the way from Rawalpindi to Lahore.

Wynne was injured in the accident and later he succumbed to his injuries. A friend accompanying the former general also died on the spot while Wynne's son, who was critically injured, was evacuated to a hospital where he is under treatment.