NOORPUR THAL - Martyred Pak Army soldier Ibrahim Baloch was laid to rest with military honours at Jamali Balochan graveyard.

He had embraced martyrdom in Swat. A large number of people and military officials attended the funeral. The military officials laid floral wreath at the martyr’s grave.

Meanwhile District Coordination Officer Khushab Amjad Bashir and Assistant Commissioner Noor Pur Thal Ch Muhammad Sarwar Gujjar visited the residence of Ibrahim Shaheed. They met the family and paid tribute to the Shaheed and his family for their great sacrifice for the motherland.

On the occasion, talking to media, the DCO and AC said that the persons sacrificing their lives for the defence of the country are heroes of the nation. They said Ibrahim had given his blood for the motherland and peace had been restored due to sacrifices of sons of the nation like Ibrahim Baloch. They said sacrifices of brave sons of theatrical nation would bear fruit so the nation should never forget the sacrifices of such heroes.

KASHMIR RALLY: Tehreek Labaik Ya Rasool Allah and Jamiat Ulema Islam (F) organised protest rallies in Thal to express solidarity with Kashmiris. The rallies were led by Allama Sher Muhammad Sialvi, Arshed Naveed Haideri, Advocate Malik Waris and Maulana Abdur Razzaq.

Addressing the rallies, the speakers threw light on the Kashmir issue and emphasised the need for plebiscite in the held valley according to United Nations resolutions to bring lasting peace in the region.

They also pointed out that the entire Muslim world would have to put collective efforts for the freedom of the Muslim territories including Kashmir.