Funeral prayer for Colonel Sohail Abid , who embraced martyrdom in yesterday’s operation, was offered in his native village in Vehari on Thursday.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, high-ranking military officials, family members, youth and others attended the funeral prayers.

On Wednesday, Colonel Sohail Abid embraced martyrdom during an operation in Balochistan, in which high-value target of banned terror outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) and two other terrorists were killed.

Abid’s father and brother, while talking to media, remarked that they are proud of Sohail for sacrificing his life for the country.

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had expressed deep grief over the martyrdom of Colonel Sohail Abid .

PM stated that Pakistan’s valiant forces will not rest till the last traces of terrorist elements are wiped out from Pakistan soil.

The premier extended his condolences to the family and offered prayers for the eternal peace of the martyr.